Selective and Limited Programs

Welcome to Selective and Limited Programs

To learn more about the application requirements, first, schedule an appointment with a Student Advisor on the Student Advising Appointments page. Advisors can be reached by emailing

Student Advisors are also available to meet in person Monday-Thursday 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Friday, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Bailey Building on the A-B Tech Asheville Campus. No appointment is necessary.


2023 Fall Selective Allied Health Programs

The programs marked accepting applicants below will begin taking applications for alternates on May 8. To apply, schedule an appointment with a Student Advisor. Program criteria can be found below.

For the new Practical Nursing program, please click the Nursing tile below. We will be accepting applications for Practical Nursing from May 22 to June 30. To apply, schedule an appointment with a Student Advisor.

For information on the application requirements, email

For program criteria changes for the Fall 2023 application period, see the link below.

2023 Fall Limited Programs

These programs have limited capacity due to clinical site, resources, and/or lab space availability. Students are accepted into these programs on a first-come, first-served basis and the programs fill quickly. A-B Tech will be accepting Limited Program applications beginning May 1, 2023, for the Fall 2023 semester. For more information, email For program application criteria, see the links below.

Additional Program Information

Learn more about these programs, degrees, and other career choices in the links below: