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Packaging Science



packaging science


Other Variations

·       Packaging



Degree Type/Duration

·       Bachelor’s Degree (4 years)

·       Master’s Degree (Varies)

·       Doctorate Degree (Varies)




Packaging Science is a very hands-on major that allows students to be creative to work with package design and graphics, food and health care packaging and other advanced materials. Students will learn about design, engineering, science, innovation, research and business within the packaging industry.


Coursework may cover the following areas: Physics, Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Container Systems, Laboratory, Packaging Materials and Manufacturing, Product/Package Design, Packaging Machinery, Mechanical Properties, Biology, Mathematics



Potential Career Paths


·       Graphic Designer

·       Packaging Engineer

·       Product Development Manager

·       Production Manager



Additional Opportunities/Recommendations

·       Internship or work experience related to design

·       Certifications available

·       Apprenticeship


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