Christopher Hernandez


Undergraduate School/degree:

Elon University/Bachelor of Science in Accounting & Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Finance

Background – where are you from originally?

Burlington, NC

Past work/leadership experience/activities in college

Certified Trainer at Chick-fil-A, Finance Intern at Make the Road NY, Mentor at Elon Academy, Member of Beta Alpha Psi, Latinx Hispanic Union, and Chess Club

What type of job would you like to have after completing the MAC Program? If you already have secured a job – where and what area?

I would like to begin as an audit/assurance associate at a large or mid-tier accounting firm.

Do you have any advice or tips you would like to give prospective students looking at applying to MAC programs?

Start looking at MAC programs as soon as possible. See what each one has to offer and really think about what you are looking for. Make sure the program is a fit for you and that it will prioritize your goals.

Why did you choose the NC State MAC Program?

I chose the NC State Jenkins MAC Program because it is well established and recognized nationally. It has a proven track record of success with job placement and preparation of the CPA exam. It also has an emerging online program that is sure to accommodate busy schedules.

What are your expectations while attending the MAC Program?

I expect to further expand my knowledge on the topic of accounting with the help of the faculty. I also expect to meet plenty of new faces, both in and out of the classroom setting, which will expand my network.

What are you looking forward to the most while in the Program?

I am really looking forward to meeting others in the program and learning with them as well as developing friendships.