Packaging comprises everything from food boxes and bags to containers that transport hazardous materials. Our Concentration in Packaging is a technical and science-based program that incorporates various aspects of packaging from materials and processes through system development and testing.
Degree Type: BS

Program Highlights

Choice in Engineering Focus

The Engineering Management major is a great option if you discover, during your study of engineering, that you are most interested in the management aspects of engineering. You’ll build a strong foundation in engineering knowledge, then develop the skills you need to manage people and processes in engineering.
Internships with Major Corporations

A required internship during your study provides you with first-hand management experience. CBU Engineering Management (Packaging Concentration) students have interned with businesses including:

  • FedEx
  • International Paper
  • Microport Orthopedics
  • Smith & Nephew
  • Wright Medical

What You’ll Study

The Packaging Concentration requires 122 credit hours. You’ll take CBU general education and liberal arts courses, plus courses in:

  • Chemistry
  • Packaging
  • Healthcare packaging
  • Digital imaging
  • Engineering
View Packaging Course Requirements


The base salary for a packaging engineer ranges from $56,393 to $72,730 with an average base salary of $64,591. Positions include:

  • Packaging engineers
  • Packaging laboratory technicians
  • Packaging development engineers
  • Packaging managers

Is Engineering Management for You?

The Engineering Management major combines two sets of skills. You’ll excel in this field if you:

  • Adapt quickly to new information or situations
  • Communicate well verbally and in written communications
  • Can delegate well to others
  • Possess strong technical and business skills
  • Have good people skills

Five Year BS/MSEM Program

The School of Engineering also offers an accelerated five-year BS/MSEM program that allows you to combine a bachelor of science (technical) with a master of science (management) degree that you can complete in five years.

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