The College of Business is home to a number of centers, institutes, and programs, which transcend the traditional boundaries between disciplines and create a synergy between scholarship, research, and teaching. As a whole, this community seeks to create strong relationships among the teaching, service and research roles of faculty, as these have concrete implications for our students as well. To that end, centers, institutes and special programs provide vehicles for faculty and students to work together with the community on a wide range of outreach projects.
- Institute of Petroleum Accounting was established in 1980 to assist in the educational development and active involvement in educational programs related to the extractive industries.
- Murphy Center for Entrepreneurship provides students, faculty, and entrepreneurs the opportunity to exchange ideas, build entrepreneurial skills and engage in joint entrepreneurial efforts.
- Center for Logistics Education and Research establishes a partnership between businesses and the academic community designed to advance the study and practice of logistics and supply chain management in Texas, nationally and globally.