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.


Alumni Profiles: The EMBA for an Entrepreneur

Tonya Veasey, class of 2012, started her own public relations firm, OCG+, in 2006. While she tended to run her business based on gut instincts, she wanted to gain more knowledge to inform those instincts. She visited a variety of schools offering MBA programs, but was attracted to the support system offered at TCU Neeley. That decision had a major impact on her bottom line.

RECAP: Who Really Won at the 2019 Alumni Weekend?

There’s nothing like getting back together every year for laughs, drinks, news and a little friendly competition.

Four events made up the 2019 alumni weekend, and it was great to see representatives from every class since the Neeley Executive MBA program’s founding in 2002. Below is a quick recap in case you were unlucky enough to miss it. (Also check out our photo highlights.)

Frogs on the Move


David Culler '13

David started the new year as area VP at Applied Industrial Technologies, moving there from a position in Strategic Account IIoT Solutions at PTC.