TCU's Study Abroad Program: A Can't-Miss Experience for MBA Students

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If you’re a current TCU Neeley MBA student or are considering applying to TCU Neeley’s School of Business to pursue your MBA, you’ll want to learn all about our study abroad program. This truly once-in-a-lifetime opportunity greatly enriches our students both on a personal and professional level. We highly encourage our students to take part in this transformative experience.

To give you a deeper look into what a study abroad trip consists of and how these experiences are beneficial to TCU Neeley MBA students, we had one of our current students, Sarah Makanjuola, share some details and reflections from a recent study abroad trip to Mumbai, India and Dubai and Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates that she took with 11 other MBA students and two faculty members.

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The top 5 things to love about getting an MBA

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On the fence about getting your MBA? Trying to figure out if going back to school is the best option for you? Sure, we maybe a tiny bit biased, but we think pursuing an MBA is one of the best decisions you’ll ever make. By the time you’re done reading about all there is to love about getting an MBA, you may just be ready to apply!

Top reasons to pursue an MBA

There are so many reasons to love getting an MBA, but today we’ll stick to our top five.

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Neeley Boasts a Culture Like No Other

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Wondering what it’s actually like to be a student in TCU’s Neeley MBA program? While we may be a bit biased, we’re confident that the culture of our program is exceptional — it’s one of the many factors that sets Neeley apart from the competition.

But don’t just take it from us! Blake Ericsson, MBA 2019, tells us that although his initial goal was to receive an MBA from an elite name-brand school like TCU “as little more than a resume booster,” after a couple of tours and conversations with our administration, it was TCU’s culture that really drew him in.

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MBAs and Health Care: A Winning Match

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Darin Szilagyi FACHE, MBA '94

The healthcare industry is one of the largest and fastest growing industries. With the aging and growing population, greater prevalence of chronic diseases, and new costly innovative advancements in digital technologies, the demand of health care services and expenditures has greatly increased. In order to meet this demand, healthcare organizations need unique expertise, new business models and care delivery systems to solve problems and continue building a sustainable foundation for high quality healthcare.

This is what makes the health care industry a tremendous sector for MBAs. There is currently a wide range of opportunities for MBAs - and the opportunities will only continue to increase in the future. If you’re a current or future MBA student, especially one with a strong interest in healthcare, this is great news!

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MBA – Career Growth or Career Pivot?

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You may be wondering: “Why should I invest in getting an MBA? How will this degree help me with my career?” To fully realize the benefits of your MBA, you'll first need to identify your goals and aspirations as they relate to your career.

This is the first in a series of three posts in which we will highlight how you can alter your career trajectory by earning your MBA. There are ultimately two roads you can travel:

  1. Career growth (Strengthening your existing skill set and gaining exposure to different thinking)
  2. Career change (Pivoting to a new industry or function)

In this post, we’ll challenge you to find out which road is right for you, and in the two following posts, we’ll discuss how an MBA from Neeley can help you take the lead on whichever path you choose.

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Getting Back into a Work/Study Routine after the Holidays

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The holiday break can be wonderful. The end of the year is a time to rest, recuperate and spend quality time with loved ones.

Unfortunately, this also means that the holidays can be disruptive. For many of us, it’s often tough to get back into the groove of our routines once the calendar flips over to the new year.

For those of you who are heading back to a schedule that includes full-time graduate school, a combination of work and graduate school, or the time-consuming, deadline-driven MBA application process — not to mention your personal responsibilities — it can be especially challenging to establish the right rhythm. That’s why we’re sharing these tips and resources to help you balance all of your obligations and return to your regular schedule.

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