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.

Vision and Mission

Vision: To develop a community of leaders who are motivated to create shared value for business and the global society through innovation and agile strategic leadership.

Mission: Our mission is to remain the top ranked EMBA program in the Southwest U.S. focused on developing agile strategic leaders through innovative integrated curriculum and programs by attracting driven leaders from diverse backgrounds and industries.

The Economist

The Economist ranks the TCU Neeley EMBA as #1 in Texas,
#8 in the United States, and #18 overall in the world.


WEBINAR: How Employers Can Benefit from Sponsoring an EMBA

Some organizations are hesitant to invest in graduate education opportunities for employees, concerned that those employees will move elsewhere after expanding their skillsets. In this Dallas Business Journal interview, we discuss how investing in an Executive MBA program can actually improve loyalty, retention and ROI. Featuring Neeley alumni Jarie Bradley and Rodney Shrader, and executive director, Dr. Suzanne Carter.

WEBINAR: The Impact of an Executive MBA

We discuss the difference between an Executive MBA program and other types of MBA programs - and why it makes sense to pursue an MBA as an executive - in this Dallas Business Journal interview with Neeley alumni Jarie Bradley and Rodney Shrader, and executive director, Dr. Suzanne Carter.

Frogs on the Move


Heather Reynolds '08-Dec

After 14 years as president and CEO of Catholic Charities Fort Worth, she is joining the Wilson Sheehan Lab for Economic Opportunities at the University of Notre Dame as its inaugural managing director.