Raise your Packaging IQ

We provide a wide range of high quality packaging training courses and online certificate programs.



The Packaging School offers affordable fully online certificate programs designed specifically to help working adults earn credentials for career change to or advancement within their current packaging-related career. CPS - the Certificate of Packaging Science is an on-demand 12-course program that guides you through the breadth and depth of packaging. CMPM - the Certificate of Packaging Management is a three month cohort based program run through the Clemson Center for Corporate Learning. Find our more by clicking here.


PackagingSchool.com courses cover a wide variety of content starting with the substrates, processes, and major influences for the packaging industry. Working with Subject Matter Experts from across the world, we’ve constantly broadening our education offerings to include new and relevant topics, process innovations, and technology deep dives. Review our full index by clicking here.


Friends of The Packaging School are constantly looking for quality help in sourcing their next hire. We’ve organized a growing list of jobs being actively filled within the industry. To learn what types of jobs are in demand or even review your next opportunity click here.


We LOVE packaging. We are constantly learning about, thinking on, and acting on our passion for packaging. Keep up with what we’re finding in the packaging world from a simple trip to our local (and vacation destination) stores, to conferences and shows, to reflections on research and news for the industry closest to our hearts, an index of posts can be found by clicking here.


Why Choose The Packaging School?

The Packaging School is a glimpse into the future of accessible and engaging education in package design and engineering. As the exclusive licensee of a professional packaging curriculum developed at Clemson University, The Packaging School offers a 100% online and affordable specialized certificate program in the packaging industry. We are actively partnering with companies, subject matter experts, and associations to create a global platform where you can teach and learn skills in a variety of topics such as consumer packaged goods branding, distribution testing, supply chain optimization, sustainable packaging, contract manufacturing, processing, design software, and more.


The Exclusive Licensee of a Professional Packaging Curriculum Developed at Clemson University

There are only a handful of packaging science degree programs in the U.S. The Packaging School, in order to get beyond the box and help create career-ready graduates to tackle the challenges of tomorrow,  obtained an exclusive license of a professional packaging curriculum developed at Clemson University. Driven by real-world application, our eLearning methodology enables us to share this niche knowledge set with the world to empower more individuals to participate in the advancement of the packaging industry. The Packaging School is producing graduates who are ready to offer innovative solutions to today’s problems.

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