Application Process and Deadlines
The Jenkins MAC Program provides real-world experience that combines innovation and high-value education to take your career to the next level. Students have the option of starting the program in the summer or fall. The best-qualified applicants will be accepted up to the number of spaces available for new students.
Application requirements consist of the following:
Graduate School Application
If you intend to enroll in graduate courses in the summer, please mark summer on the graduate school application.
$75 non-refundable application fee for U.S. citizens and Permanent Residents or $85 USD for non-resident aliens and international applicants. Application fees are waived for all US military members.
The personal statement should provide the admissions committee with information that makes you stand out from other applicants and that is not highlighted in your resume. Examples include: interest in pursuing a Masters of Accounting program, specifically at NC State, why you chose your undergraduate major, what you would like to do after attending a Masters of Accounting program, special awards or challenges you overcame, achievements in your life, hobbies and extracurricular activities you participated in, etc.
Three Letters of Recommendation
Although not required, the admissions committee suggests at least one recommendation to be from a faculty member or employer supervisor or manager.
Resume (uploaded through graduate school application) should include all work history, internships, organizations participated in, leadership roles, etc. This will all be a part of your leadership/engagement score
1 copy (from all universities attended). It is recommended to send official transcripts but unofficial are accepted for admissions. Official transcripts with degree conferred must be submitted before starting the program.
*International applicants with degrees only from their home country must have their transcripts evaluated by a service provider such as WES and then have the official report sent to the graduate school (and unofficial copies emailed to Derek Welsh).
Minimum 530 GMAT score required*. Official GMAT scores can be submitted to the MAC Program office with GMAT code: D6L-QO-91. Scores are accepted for the GMAT exam taken in the past five years.
*Review our GMAT waiver policy
TOEFL or IELTS Scores
For international applicants only, DI code: 5496.
International students may qualify for graduate conditional admission through the NC State Intensive English Program.
Interviews are by invitation only and will be scheduled by MAC admissions.
[The admissions team] were very helpful and reassuring. If this is something you want to achieve, they will help give you the tools to make it happen.
Jenkins MAC Candidate
Tax Associate, Gartner
An Extraordinary Orientation
Admitted students start the program with our annual orientation, which brings together our on-campus and online students to:
- Start building a lifelong community
- Network with fellow students, alumni, faculty and staff
- Learn about the MAC program, expectations and resources
- Begin a journey of lifelong success in the accounting profession
- Start developing leadership and communication skills