Small Business Development Center

Welcome to the Jackson State University – Small Business Development Center and thank you for your interest.

The JSU – SBDC is part of a network of Small Business Development Centers across the nation bringing expert business knowledge to small businesses at no cost.  JSU SBDC mission is::

Mission – To provide high quality technical assistance to aspiring entrepreneurs and business owners with the goal of getting businesses open or expanded on a sound business and financial footing.

We have a business library that covers a wide range of business related topics and other resources are available in the form of CD’s and videos. Also, clients can access demographic and industry data to help develop their business plan.

We have knowledgeable and experienced business counselors who assist in making a business dream become reality. We offer workshops on a monthly basis which provide valuable information for starting and planning a business. 

Register to attend a workshop or to schedule a confidential counseling session at our network website –  Registration to attend a workshop is essential to ensure we have enough materials for all attendees and seating is limited. 

We look forward to hearing from you soon or seeing you in one of the workshops.

Aletha Washington, Director
Telephone (601) 979.1100

The Mississippi Small Business Development Center is an accredited member of America’s Small Business Development Centers and is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration(SBA) through the University of Mississippi. All opinions, conclusions, or recommendations expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA, The University of Mississippi or Jackson State University.

Contact: JSU – SBDC at 601-979-1100 or via the website – .