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Packaging Engineering Technology (PET)
The packaging engineering technology degree prepares students to become professionals in the challenging and demanding industrial environment of packaging engineering and management. Program instruction is designed to involve students in combinations of classroom learning situations and hands-on laboratory experiences. These activities allow students to explore the use and application of machines and test equipment, learn design techniques, and gain an understanding of the management function. The program utilizes new and well-equipped laboratories.
The Packaging Technology Program at Indiana State has earned national respect and recognition and places 100 percent of its graduates in exciting careers. The program offers a number of options for specialization, from manufacturing or mechanical technology to graphic/commercial art or marketing. Department facilities feature a state-of-the-art packaging laboratory, which includes a classroom area, a test and research laboratory, and an equipment laboratory.
The program is accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.