Packaging Engineering

Rutgers University

12 months
15192 USD/year
15192 USD/year
8928 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Rutgers University-New Brunswick’s Master of Science in Packaging Engineering offers a multi-disciplinary program in a dynamic and expanding field. 


The Master of Science in Packaging Engineering from Rutgers University is designed to provide engineering professionals from a variety of disciplines with the skills and training necessary for career advancement in the areas of packaging design and development, manufacturing, project management, and sustainable and innovative packaging. Professionals working in packaging or a related field may enhance their education and on-the-job experience by earning this degree.

Areas of Specialization

  • Packaging Materials
  • Packaging Design
  • Packaging Applications

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fundamentals of Packaging Engineering
  • Instruments for Analysis of Packaging Materials
  • Packaging Distribution and Dynamics
  • Packaging Invention and Innovation
  • Simulation, Modeling, and Analysis in Packaging Engineering

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelors degree in an engineering/science major from an accredited university
  • GPA 2.75 or higher
  • Personal statement
  • Official transcripts
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • TOFEL (for international students)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15192 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15192 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    15192 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15192 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    8928 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8928 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.


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