Outstanding Reputation - Strong Ties with Industry Leaders  96% Employed or Continuing Education - $60,000 Average Reported Starting Salary

Our Program

Packaging is a dynamic, multibillion dollar industry in need of well-educated people. The projected demand for packaging professionals significantly exceeds the number of future graduates.

UW-Stout's Bachelor of Science degree in Packaging leads to interesting, challenging and rewarding careers in:

  • Package design
  • Business and sales
  • Package printing
  • Manufacturing and quality management
  • Food packaging
  • Research and development

Our packaging program has been developed to meet the needs of business and industry, and focuses on applying technical knowledge to solve practical problems. We offer:

  • Excellent employment rate and starting salaries
  • Required co-op experience
  • An active industry advisory board
  • Scholarships and design competitions

Areas of Emphasis:

  • Package Graphics Design
  • Manufacturing/Quality
  • Foods/Packaging
  • Business/Sales
  • Package Printing
  • Package Design, Research, and Development
  • Packaging Machinery
  • Plastics
  • Sustainability

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  Robert Meisner
  Program Director

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