PE at Rutgers

Welcome to Packaging Engineering at Rutgers. The School of Engineering offers the nation’s only packaging program housed in an engineering school. Unique from other engineering disciplines, the packaging engineering is offered as a concentration within applied sciences engineering and draws heavily from the chemical, industrial, materials, and mechanical engineering fields. It requires a strong background in mathematics, chemistry, physics, and computers.

Academic Programs

Bachelor of Science Degree
Packaging engineering is a multi-disciplinary field within the Applied Sciences in Engineering major at Rutgers. The program draws on chemical, industrial, materials, and mechanical engineering in order to design and create boxes, cartons, bottles, and other packing materials that meet specific criteria. A packaging engineering certificate is also available through other engineering disciplines. Find out more>>
Graduate Certificate
This eighteen-credit graduate level certificate program is an enhancement to careers in engineering, graphic design, project management, advertising, and material science. Find out more>>