Master of Science in Packaging
Michigan State University

Program Details

The online Master of Science in Packaging program is designed to meet the needs of individuals in the packaging industry by creating and advancing knowledge in the science of packaging through innovation, sustainability, and stewardship.  Required courses for this degree include Polymeric Packaging Materials, Advanced Packaging Dynamics, and Permeability and Shelf Life.  Graduates will be able to create packaging that is tamper-evident, child-resistant, maintains sterility, protects and prolongs food from the field to the table through innovative material design and intelligent packaging solutions, and create reusable and renewable packaging solutions.

Learning Pace


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Michigan State University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Michigan State University is accredited by: The Broad College of Business at MSU has been accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) since 1953. AACSB International Accreditation represents the highest standard of achievement for business schools worldwide.

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests


Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s)