Packaging Value Chain

Programs

MS Packaging Value Chain

About MS Packaging Value Chain

About MS Packaging Value Chain

Packaging has become a strategic business function creating value for all players in the global packaging value chain. Our unique online MS and certificate programs in Packaging Value Chain help professionals develop competencies in packaging science and technology, data analytics, marketing, finance, supply chain, operations and quantitative analysis to create efficient and effective packaging solutions.

The MS Packaging Value Chain program is the undisputed leader in experiential packaging education and technology, providing the global packaging value chain with premiere talent and applied research. Graduates will develop competencies in substantive packaging and related business insights directly applicable in the workplace, with the goal of providing working professionals opportunities to assume leadership roles and advance their careers.

 

Application /
Important Dates

  • Jun 1, 2019

    Application Period for Winter 2020 Opens

  • Nov 1, 2019

    Final Application Deadline for Winter 2020

  • Oct 1, 2019

    Application Period for Fall 2020 Opens

Key Features

Unique Strategic Emphasis

As a business function, packaging spans the entire range of a packaged goods company’s operations, but can be the enabler that helps other functions deliver benefits to the consumer. Our program provides a comprehensive understanding of packaging and its value.

100% Online

Our MS program is completely online and can be completed in one year. Each course engages students through collaborative online discussions, case studies, real-life problem solving and interaction with industry professionals.

*Please note that program availability varies by state. Click here for more information.

Packaging

Professional Certificates

We offer five different certificate options carefully designed to accommodate working professionals looking to advance their knowledge and apply learning in the workplace, but without the need for a graduate degree.

*Please note that program availability varies by state. Click here for more information.

Faculty

Ziemowit Bednarek

Ziemowit Bednarek

Associate Professor of Finance

Ahmed Deif

Ahmed Deif

Assistant Professor Industrial Technology

Javier de la Fuenta

Javier de la Fuente

Assistant Professor of Industrial Technology and Packaging

Gary Hughes

Gary Hughes

Assistant Professor, Statistics

Ajay Kathuria

Ajay Kathuria

Assistant Professor of Industrial and Packaging Technology

Koushik Saha

Associate Professor of Industrial Technology and Packaging

Jay Singh

Professor of Industrial Technology and Packaging

Colleen Twomey

Colleen L. Twomey

Associate Professor, Graphic Communications

Gregg Erickson

Adjunct Management, HR and Information Systems Faculty

Curriculum Overview

The MS Packaging Value Chain program embraces the relevant disciplines of packaging science and technology, data analytics, design, marketing, finance, supply chain, operations and quantitative analysis.  Coursework is planned around the critical skills, knowledge, theories...

View Curriculum

Program Specifics

The intent of Cal Poly’s 100-percent online M.S. in Packaging Value Chain degree program is to provide working professionals with opportunities to assume leadership roles and advance their careers. Learn more about the program to see if it sounds like the right fit for you.     What does the...

View Program Specifics

Events

Career Services Info Session

Tips for Navigating the Job Search & Recruitment Process!

...

September 24, 2019

2019 Graduate Programs Graduate Fair Schedule

We'll be on the road at various California Graduate Fairs!

...

August 29, 2018 Thru
November 21, 2019

Orfalea College of Business Graduate Commencement – 6/12/20

OCOB Graduate Commencement: 4-6pm

...

June 12, 2020
>