MBEN Universities & Centers

Mississippi Public Universities house more than 200 Centers and Institutes that advance knowledge in particular subject areas through research, public presentations and seminars, professional development and other services. The Centers and Institutes focus on a broad spectrum of topics and can help you address your most pressing issues. You can search by industry sectors: Advanced Manufacturing, Aerospace, Agribusiness, Automotive, Energy, Health Care, Shipbuilding, and Tourism & Film, Distribution & Warehousing and Data Centers & IT, or you can search by university to find the Center or Institute that can help take your company to the next level.

By University

Business and Innovation Assistance Center

Children’s Center for Communication and Development

Center for Child Development

Center for Fisheries Research & Development

The Center of Higher Learning

Center for Human Rights and Civil Liberties

Center for International Education

Center for Logistics, Trade and Transportation

Center On Aging

Center for Oral History and Cultural Heritage

Center of Research in Learning and Education

Center for Science and Mathematics Education

Center for Sustainable Health Outreach

DuBard School for Language Disorders

Family Network Partnership

Frances A. Karnes Center for Gifted Studies

Gulf Coast Geospatial Center

Hydrographic Science Research Center

Institute of Child Nutrition

Institute for Disability Studies (IDS)

Jack and Patti Phillips Workplace Learning and Performance Institute

Katrina Research Center (KRC)

Learning Enhancement Center

Marine Education Center


Mississippi Enterprise for Technology

Mississippi Network for Cancer Control and Prevention

Mississippi Polymer Institute

National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security (NCS⁴)

NSF Industry-University Cooperative Research Center in Coatings

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute

Southern Entreprensurship Program

Southern Regional Public Safety Institute

Technology Learning Center

Thad Cochran Marine Aquaculture Center

Trent Lott National Center for Excellence in Economic Development and Entrepreneurship

USM Center for Trace Analysis (CETA)

War and Society, The Dale Center for the Study of

By Industry Sector