The Certificate of Mastery in Packaging Management

Are you ready to take the fast-track to packaging expertise?

Offered by the world renowned Clemson University Center for Corporate Learning and facilitated by PhDs on, the CMPM showcases the latest technologies accelerating the packaging field. The CMPM provides a structured approach to deliver thought leadership in the space of packaging development, material procurement, and organizational management. 

Alumni Network

Alumni include procurement managers, CEOs, graphic designers, brand managers, packaging engineers, VPs of sales, product development managers, and process improvement personnel.

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The CMPM is an online, interactive teaching series that guides organization leaders through a process of designing effective packaging systems. The teachings enable students to realize their creativity, actualize cost-savings for their company, and develop complete packaging systems. Throughout the business quarter, students complete ten online courses and a packaging development plan, which applies the teachings of the courses to a current work project. The lessons within each course are on-demand, which means students can log in and learn at the time that best suits their schedule.

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Upcoming Class Information

DATES: January 7 - March 30, 2019



TUITION: $7000 - payment plans are available

TIME: The program takes between 60 and 72 hours to complete in full. Each week of the CMPM requires approximately five hours of screen time.

REQUIREMENTS: Admission is by application only.

QUESTIONS:  Contact Student Services at 864-986-3033 or

The application requests your basic information and three short answer questions. It takes approximately 15 minutes to complete.


“The only way that we can make ourselves more competitive and more marketable is superior knowledge and training.” - Nan Johnston, Director, Clemson University Center for Corporate Learning

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