E-commerce has fueled the growth of the packaging industry, which is now the third largest industry in the world. 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.
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:
- 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:
- Healthcare packaging
- Digital imaging
The academic catalog lists all course requirements for this program.
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
Engineering Management faculty will guide you through your program and give you help and support.
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
You may be interested in another CBU program:
Master of Science in Engineering Management
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.
Dr. Siripong Malasri, Professor, Healthcare Packaging Consortium Director, firstname.lastname@example.org or (901) 321-3419
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