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Overview

Designed to educate packaging professionals to become experts in the packaging development process, the MS degree in packaging science focuses on how to select raw materials, design, and create functional packaging that withstands environmental, chemical, and physical hazards during distribution and transportation, and to create aesthetically pleasing packages to pique consumer interest. This is a packaging degree that combines theoretical and application-focused learning experiences that enable students to gain comprehensive knowledge related to packaging design, package testing, product marketing, project management, and quality control.

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Entry Requirements

Hold a baccalaureate degree (or equivalent) from an accredited university or college.

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 Course Content


Where is Rochester Institute of Technology USA

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Student Profile(s)

Harshitha Nanjundappa

Harshitha Nanjundappa, an Electrical Engineering MS graduate (May 2018) leveraged her research projects and work at Intel into a full-time job offer.

“My co-op placement transitioned to a full-time job. When I left the co-op my manager did not want me to search for other jobs. He made sure I received my full-time offer letter before I completed the co-op. Rochester will always be an amazing chapter in my life.”

Harshitha Nanjundappa
Bangalore, India
MS Electrical Engineering
Platform Power Delivery Engineering, Intel, Oregon, USA

Qian Yang

Qian Yang of China is a graduate of RIT's Print Media MS program - a program that teaches business, technology, and processes in graphic communications.

Qian writes the following about her experience in the program and at RIT:

“I was admitted to a bunch of graduate programs, but I found that RIT's Print Media program was not only a well-designed curriculum, it was also a team of teachers drawn from experts in different industries. They could share incredible resources and experience with students. At RIT, I got to know a lot of talented people who had a lot of good qualities: they were kind, creative and always passionate about their research. The Cary Graphic Arts Center in the library - for those who like graphics communication - is definitely a rare treasure. Two years of graduate student experience gave me an important inspiration and opened the door to an appreciation for printing and graphic arts - and even the beauty of the digital world. Although I have learned professional knowledge from the classroom, RIT gave me the opportunity to learn how to do research and skills. No matter what area I work in the future, this ability to carry out my research will benefit me a lot.”

Sai Ashwin Parakkal

Sai Ashwin Parakkal of India is an MS Computer Science student who will graduate this year. Sai completed a Summer internship with Kodak Alaris in Fall, 2016, and then had an amazing experience working for Amazon’s New York City operation in the Spring & Summer of 2017. He was offered a permanent position with Amazon upon completion of his degree.

Of his decision to attend RIT and his experience here, Sai writes,

"The reasons I chose RIT are three-fold; first would be its strong alumni relations with strong industrial presence, the second was a wide range of on-campus jobs, and finally the wonderful co-op program which is not available in most other universities. With the help of RIT's career fair I landed a summer internship at Kodak Alaris. With that experience under my belt, I then started a co-op job with Amazon in New York City. The work culture there was amazing. I was given problem statement to solve and all of the experience that I had gained was useful in this setup and I was able to end my co-op with an offer from Amazon for full-time employment upon my graduation. RIT provides you with everything you need. There are people to guide you and you can utilize this for your own benefit. The academic strength of RIT, coupled with the many career services offered by RIT, directs you toward success.”

Scholarships

In 2019-2020, RIT awarded $30.5 million in graduate scholarships and tuition aid to 2,500 graduate students. Graduate scholarships and assistantships are awarded based on merit - the strength of an applicant's qualifications as compared to those of other applicants for the same program. Scholarships award amounts generally range from 5-60% of tuition. Assistantships are awarded at the discretion of the academic program department and are typically awarded once students are enrolled.

Value of Scholarship(s)

5-60% of tuition

Eligibility

All applicants for on-campus graduate study are eligible. Awards are made once an admission decision is made and applicants are notified of scholarship awards at the same time they receive an offer of admission. International applicants have the same opportunity for awards and award amounts as do US students.

Application Procedure

No separate application is required. Answer two Yes/No questions on the application for admission.

Further Information

https://www.rit.edu/admissions/aid#scholarships-and-other-aid?utm_source=findamasters&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=em-leadgen-grad&utm_content=profile

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