Number of Programs: 2
November 14 - 16, 2017
MSU School of Packaging's Ternes Outreach Center, 448 Wilson Road, East Lansing, MI 48824
This workshop will offer full insight in all aspects of food packaging including function, materials, systems and processes, shelf life estimation, active packaging, modified atmosphere packaging, distribution, food security and more! You will leave this course better prepared to implement functional design elements and sustainability practices to your company’s packaging and related operations.
The Master of Science in Packaging is a 30-credit, online program, designed to give a broad education in packaging and to strengthen skills in analyzing social, scientific, environmental, and business problems associated with packaging. The program includes classes in medical packaging, advanced packaging dynamics, permeability and shelf life, polymeric packaging materials, stability and recyclability of packaging materials, and value relationships in packaging. This Plan B (non-thesis) program requires completion of 30 credits and can be completed in about three years by averaging one course per semester including summer semesters. The time commitment for an online course averages 10 to 15 hours per week.