Packaging Engineering


The Packaging Engineering certificate emphasizes engineering solutions to problems associated with packaging systems related to design, functionality and sustainability of packaging and product distribution.

About this Program

Department Information

The Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering is founded on developing, teaching, and applying engineering principles to improve and sustain agricultural and biological systems for current and future generations.
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P.O. Box 110570
Frazier Rogers Hall
1741 Museum Road, Bldg. 474


This certificate is limited to undergraduate engineering students in the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering.

Engineering students may substitute one advisor-approved engineering elective, or a packaging-related internship or coop for a required packaging engineering course, where the student’s engineering academic advisor approves the substitution.

Required Courses

PKG 3001Principles of Packaging3
PKG 3103Food Packaging3
PKG 4008Distribution and Transport Packaging3
PKG 4011Packaging Production and Processing3
PKG 4101CComputer Tools for Packaging3
Total Credits15