The UNC Kenan-Flagler STEM Designated MAC program is ranked #1 according to LinkedIn’s ranking of the Best Graduate Universities for Accounting Professionals. LinkedIn ranked universities based on “how successful recent graduates are at landing desirable Accounting jobs.” That means our alumni work at the best firms. No opinions. Just facts drawn from LinkedIn’s wealth of data.
We’re also very proud of our online format, which was recently named the #1 online Master of Accounting program by University HQ and Academic Influence. And, UNC Kenan-Flagler finished as one of the best ranked schools with an online Master of Accounting program in U.S. News & World Report‘s ranking of non-MBA online business programs. These honors reflect our commitment to delivering an online experience that closely mimics that of our top-ranked on-campus format, with world-class faculty, live classes, and a powerful curriculum.
A solid ranking is important and we’re proud to be recognized among the nation’s top programs. However, there’s more to a graduate program than its ranking. Behind the numbers, several important features tell an even richer story about our MAC program:
All of the Big 4 accounting firms as well as middle-market accounting firms and numerous major corporations recruit UNC Kenan-Flagler MAC students. Most students graduate with a signed job offer in hand. On average, 98% of our students are employed within three months of graduation.
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For students who are working to advance their careers, we have extensive resources that help you build on your strengths. Our MAC-specific career services team provides education and guidance for students and graduates at all levels, including resume workshops, research tools, recruiting events, and customized career advising.
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Amy Baker is an Assurance Partner and Market Leader for EY. She also actively recruits for her Big 4 public accounting firm. Here, Amy shares her thoughts on the unique characteristics that UNC MAC graduates bring to the profession.Hear Amy's perspective
Graduates of the UNC Kenan-Flagler MAC Program work everywhere: large firms and small companies, entry-level posts and executive boardrooms, close to home and coast to coast. These former students are not only shaping the accounting profession and the business world, but they’re also providing valuable advice and assistance to more recent Tar Heel graduates.
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We go beyond the basics. Our students develop essential business skills: communication, translation of technical concepts, influence and negotiation, problem solving and analysis, and teamwork.
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The culture of our MAC Program is both inspiring and enjoyable. On our beautiful campus in charming Chapel Hill and through our state-of-the-art online interface, student-to-student and student-to-professor interactions are collaborative and supportive.
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