Hands-on Experience - Extensive Plastics Laboratories  92% Employed or Continuing Education - $59,000 Average Reported Starting Salary

Our Program

If you are interested in an industry that has a worldwide impact – now and in the future – plastics engineering is the right fit for you. UW-Stout's Bachelor of Science degree in Plastics Engineering focuses on plastics materials engineering and industrial plastics processing lab activities and engineering design projects to prepare you for career opportunities in:

  • Materials science
  • Product design
  • Research and development
  • Mold and/or tool design
  • Failure analysis
  • Process simulation
  • Quality sciences
  • Experimental design
  • Manufacturing

Our industry-experienced faculty have developed a math- and science-based curriculum grounded in plastics materials science and mechanical engineering principles. You will progress from solid foundations in mathematics through analysis and design, to in-depth study in heat transferfluid mechanic and design principles.

Plastics engineers are in high demand. Internships or co-op jobs will get you ready to tackle global materials and processing issues as a process/project engineermanufacturing engineer, or product design engineer.

UW-Stout's Plastics Engineering program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.

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  Wei Zheng
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