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Our competitive Master of Accounting program helps the best and brightest become leaders in the accounting industry.

Your Future Is Here

The accounting profession has unlimited growth potential, and our unique curriculum prepares you to take advantage of every opportunity. Our combination of rigorous academics and real-world experiences is perfect for students who are looking for a chance to deepen their knowledge of accounting and understand how they would apply it to succeed in their career.

In addition to having strong academic records and GMAT scores, successful applicants to our program have demonstrated leadership and engagement in their school or community. We welcome applicants from all academic backgrounds, but applicants who do not have an undergraduate accounting degree must complete a series of undergraduate accounting prerequisites before enrolling.

Questions? Contact Director of Admissions, Jay Arrington.

Discover MAC

The MAC Program is unique in providing real-world experience and combining innovation and high-value education to take your career to the next level. See how our flexible program formats and our five key differentiators set us apart.

On-Campus MAC

We accept applications starting in the fall but encourage interested applicants to apply early to be eligible for our many scholarship and fellowship opportunities.

  • October 1: Application deadline for January start date
  • December 1: Early application deadline for August start date
  • February 1: Application deadline for MAC scholarship and fellowship consideration (August start date)
  • March 1: Final application deadline (August start date)

Online MAC

  • October 1: Application deadline for January start date
  • December 1: Early application deadline for August start date
  • February 1: Second application deadline for August start date
  • March 1: Final application deadline for August start date

Contact Jay Arrington, 919-515-0223, for more information regarding online MAC applications.

Need more information before applying? Check out our frequently asked questions, on-campus and online program descriptions, attend an information session or contact our office.

Watch: Why you should pursue a MAC degree.

On-Campus MAC Fellowship Program

Every year, the MAC program recognizes several outstanding applicants in the on-campus program with merit-based fellowships, made possible through a partnership between CPA firms, the Jenkins MAC Program and the NC State University Graduate School. A fellowship provides financial support for education expenses and may include an offer of employment upon graduation. Learn more about our fellowship opportunities.

3 Out of 4 Students Receive Merit-Based Aid

70-75 percent of students in our program receive some form of merit-based financial assistance.