What is an Executive MBA?

An Executive MBA program is designed for professionals who are already leaders in their companies. Weekend classes minimize the interruption to your work schedule.

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Why the Neeley Executive MBA Program?

Neeley’s entire focus is on building strategic leaders – ones who can adapt quickly to the volatile business world. More than just a series of management tricks, the Neeley program teaches you how to lead, with a comprehensive understanding of your business and yourself.


You don’t have to wait until graduation to start reaping rewards; you’ll learn things in class you can implement immediately.

Strategic Leadership Model

We’ve strategically structured our program with research on today’s most effective leaders – including insights from leadership development experts Korn/Ferry.

Student Experience

It’s not just about the professors you’ll have or the classes you’ll take. It’s about living every moment of the experience to its fullest.

Work Life Balance

Time may seem like the biggest barrier between you and an MBA, but there are ways the Neeley program makes it easier to find balance.

The Economist

The Economist ranks the TCU Neeley EMBA as #1 in Texas,
#5 in the United States, and #12 overall in the world.

Executive Update

He Was Laid off Mid-Program. He Graduated with a New Business.

When James “Opie” Fair started the Executive MBA program at Neeley, he was well-established with 11 years experience as area and branch manager for a modular building company, where he managed budgets across seven states. After working in this industry for more than 25 years, he was eager to gain knowledge that could benefit both his career and employer. He never expected to be laid off two months before his 12-year anniversary.

The Executive's Summer Reading List: Neeley EMBA Edition

A great leader never stops learning – and there are few more efficient ways to learn than by cracking open a good book. We recently took to Facebook to ask the Executive MBA family for a peek at their summer reading lists. From current students to alumni to faculty, here’s what we found.

Frogs on the Move


Jeff Montgomery '13

He is now Vice President at Cendera Bank. Previously, he served as Vice President Lending at Pinnacle Bank. Congratulations, Jeff!