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Pyramid for reaching the top of your organizationMaking the right jump at the right time in your career is an important part of your professional development. You won’t land in the c-suite by accident; you’ll leverage in-demand skills and knowledge that differentiate you from other candidates and refined leadership acumen that inspires confidence in your team members and peers.

The UNC MAC degree will provide you with the credential and knowledge you need to stand out and adds a powerful asset to your resume. More importantly, our Career Services team can help you unlock your full potential, with personalized career coaching and essential networking opportunities that will connect you to powerful UNC MAC alumni.

What you need Why it matters How we can help
Key business skills and leadership acumen Knowledge of finance, negotiations, data analytics, and budgeting will give you strategic insight, while critical soft skills, like leadership and communications, will position you for management roles. Our curriculum builds leaders with a Leadership Immersion, our Leading & Managing and Leading from the Middle elective courses, and the option to enroll in various MBA courses that broaden your perspective.
Executive-level career coaching Climbing the corporate ladder takes expertise, personalized guidance, and careful consideration to help you take crucial steps for continued career success. Our MAC Career Services team will provide you with industry-specific, one-on-one, customized career coaching, which will help you identify strategic opportunities for professional advancement.
A peer network of senior leaders in accounting and finance A strong, expansive professional network can connect you with new opportunities and notable individuals in the business and finance world. In the classroom, at alumni functions, and through sessions with key employers, you’ll connect with influential business leaders ready to help support your career growth.

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Meet Someone Like You:
Success Stories from Senior Leaders

Jon Mark Baucom

Jon Mark Baucom

Jon Mark, CFO of Peter Millar, gained the in-depth accounting knowledge he needed to better tackle complex business operations in his industry.

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Lindsay Patterson

Lindsay Patterson

With a strong understanding of auditing and accounting standards, Lindsay expanded her professional network and was promoted within her company.

Meet Lindsay
Blake Berquist

Blake Berquist

New accounting skills and knowledge increased Blake’s confidence and helped elevate him into a CFO/VP role within the UnitedHealth Group.

Meet Blake

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