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Managing People and Organizations

Do you enjoy motivating others, finding creative solutions, and strategizing for success? You sound like management material.

a future leader raises her hand in a Neeley classroom

Business is about people. And people need managers with a leadership mindset for success. The best managers excel at decision making, finding common ground, building on strengths, negotiation, communication, team building, adaptability, flexibility and strategic planning. With a major in managing people and organizations, you’ll explore, learn and practice the range of skills employed by today’s most respected, successful, ethical leaders.

TCU's Neeley School of Business offers a BBA in managing people and organizations and a full-time MBA with a concentration in general management.

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Sample Courses


  • Leader Development
  • Managing People and Human Resources
  • Team Dynamics
  • Organizational Research & Consulting
  • Principles of Negotiation
  • Leading a Diverse Workforce
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Special Admission Requirements


  • Attend the Neeley School’s First-Year Symposium
  • Pass Microsoft certification
  • Maintain a GPA of 2.5 or greater
  • Complete 24 credit hours at end of your first year

Our Faculty


Our faculty members will engage you in meaningful dialogue, critical thinking and ethical decision making. They bring to the classroom a wealth of leadership and management experience and research. They rank highly for mentorship, academic experience and teaching quality. They are renowned and respected experts who are frequently called upon for insights into current news stories.

What Sets Us Apart


Our globally recognized faculty includes two professors who have been recognized by Poets & Quants as among the 50 best in the nation.

BNSF Neeley Leadership Program - What does it take to be a leader? By the end of this three-year program, you'll not only know the answer, you'll live it. You'll reflect, learn, practice and grow to your fullest potential, ready to influence and lead change in all aspects of your career and life.

Career Prospects


You can take this major anywhere. A degree in Managing People and Organizations will prepare you for a variety of job opportunities in just about any type of occupation: management training programs, talent management, consulting, production, international and small business, health care, government agencies, financial institutions, telecommunications, hospitality, education and more.