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.

Application Update

Amidst all of the uncertainty surrounding COVID-19, our students can rely on the TCU Neeley Executive MBA program to continue providing a consistent, yet flexible, learning experience. Our professors and current students haven't missed a beat, and we are actively accepting applications for our Fall 2020 cohort. The University is closely monitoring the situation and provides regular updates on the status of our campus. Please contact Kevin Davis at 817-257-4681 or kevin.davis@tcu.edu if you have questions regarding the TCU Neeley EMBA program’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.


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Alumni Panel Video: “The strength and diversity of TCU’s network made an impression on me”

Before you take the dive into our Executive MBA program, you can hear from someone who has already been through it, via the alumni panels at our preview luncheons (currently offered as webinars). Our grads share their real experiences, the surprising things they’ve reaped from the program as well as how they found the time for it.

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Chris Bryant '14

The sky's the limit for Chris Bryant '14, who just rose from safety director of the northwest region for Air Methods to vice president of operations and safety at Lohman Helicopter LLC.