LinkedIn Gives Top Rankings to UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School for Career Success

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UNC Kenan-Flagler was ranked No. 1 in accounting, No. 3 in marketing and No. 6 in finance.

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In a new ranking of master’s programs, LinkedIn gave top marks to the University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School based on the career success of its alumni.

LinkedIn ranked UNC Kenan-Flagler:

  •     No. 1 for accounting professionals
  •     No. 3 for marketing professionals
  •     No. 6 for finance professionals
  •     No. 13 for management consultants
  •     No. 14 for investment bankers
  •     No. 14 for sales professionals

“We’re proud that UNC Kenan-Flagler alumni are leading the way across a variety of professions,” said Douglas A. Shackelford, dean of UNC Kenan-Flagler. “Our goal is to provide transformative educational programs to deliver results for the organizations they lead and the communities they serve.”

“We're No. 1 in accounting for all the right reasons,” says Amy Wittmayer, managing director of the Master of Accounting Program. “LinkedIn’s wealth of data demonstrates that our alumni are working and succeeding at the very best firms.”

LinkedIn produced the rankings based on the career paths of its members – more than 347 million professionals. It measured which universities “best set their graduates up for desirable jobs in their careers of choice” across different professional areas based on “the likelihood of relevant graduates from that school landing desirable jobs in that career.”

Read more about UNC Kenan-Flagler’s rankings here.

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About the University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School

Consistently ranked one of the world's best business schools, UNC Kenan-Flagler is known for its collaborative culture that stems from its core values: excellence, leadership, integrity, community and teamwork. Professors excel at both teaching and research, and demonstrate unparalleled dedication to students. Graduates are effective, principled leaders who have the technical and managerial skills to deliver results in the global business environment. UNC Kenan-Flagler offers a rich portfolio of programs and extraordinary, real-life learning experiences: Undergraduate Business (BSBA), full-time MBA, Executive MBA Programs (Evening, Weekend and global OneMBA®), online MBA@UNC, UNC-Tsinghua Dual-Degree EMBA, Master of Accounting, PhD, Executive Development, and UNC Business Essentials programs. It is home to the Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise.

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