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Stairway at early career advancementIf you’re early in your career and looking to advance into roles where you can flex your leadership muscle, you’ll want to take on new responsibilities that increase the value you add to your organization. Learning new skills and adding professional credentials, building your network, and gaining confidence to tackle new challenges can provide the career boost you need.

We can help. With a career services team focused on the accounting and finance industry and an extensive alumni network, the UNC MAC program provides the support that you need to turn your new skills and knowledge into a career accelerant.

What you need Why it matters How we can help
Critical technical skills and the highly valued CPA credential New skills and credentials allow you to take on new tasks, broadening your perspective, and opening up new opportunities for professional growth. Our in-depth curriculum covers critical accounting and business principles that are immediately applicable to real-world workplace challenges and will help prepare you to take the CPA exam in your state.
Connections and networking A strong professional network can alert you to new opportunities, provide you with insider guidance and advice, and help get you past gatekeepers to reach the real decision-makers. Our graduates fill the ranks of all Big 4 and middle-market accounting firms, major corporations, public-sector entities, and non-profits. They’ll serve as valuable resources as you progress through your career.
Personalized career advice A MAC degree is a powerful credential. Combined with a clear career path, it can help you achieve your professional goals and give you the confidence to succeed. Our MAC Career Services team will provide you with industry-specific career coaching to help you identify strategic opportunities for professional advancement and assist you with negotiations regarding your new role and salary.

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Early-career success stories

Dominique Stephenson

Dominique Stephenson

After joining the program, Dominique participated in the robust recruiting process and landed a role as an audit associate at Deloitte.

Meet Dominique
Erica Garvin-Schwartz

Erica Garvin-Schwartz

With her new accounting skills and knowledge, Erica accelerated her career and accepted a new role with PwC, a Big Four accounting firm.

Meet Erica
Johnathan Lara

Johnathan Lara

Jonathan credits the program’s networking opportunities and connections with helping him receive job offers from GlaxoSmithKline and BDO.

Meet Johnathan

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