Want to take your role as a Graphic Designer and kick it up a notch?


What does a day in the life of a Graphic Designer look like?

• Researching and identifying new market trends
• Cultivating ideas and inspiration to fuel product development
• Completing project designs on time
• Apply designs to packaging substrates in multiple formats, like labels, sleeves, boxes, and others.

How can The Packaging School elevate my career?

The Certificate of Mastery is the most extensive way for any Graphic Designer to apply their design background to packaging. Accepted applicants will learn the stages of packaging development, material procurement, and organizational management. Offered by the Clemson University Center for Corporate Learning and facilitated by The Packaging School. LEARN MORE

The Certificate of Packaging Science is a one-year online program that teaches the materials, processes, and influences shaping the advancement of the industry. As a Graphic Designer, you can expect to gain a solid understanding of the packaging industry, its processes and equipment, and become a standout candidate in the job market. LEARN MORE

The Automotive Packaging Certificate is the first 100% online academic program that enables you to develop the professional skill set needed to be successful in the automotive packaging field. Graphic Designers can understand the specific design requirements regarding the automotive sector while learning from subject matter experts. LEARN MORE

If a packaging certificate isn’t the speed you’re searching for, our core courses that make up the Certificate of Packaging Science are available to take individually. There, you can learn about specific materials or processes that pertain to your role as a Graphic Designer. VIEW COURSES

Our library of electives includes popular packaging topics that require their own individual courses. Topics range from cannabis packaging to project management essentials & more! VIEW COURSES

Our goal is to always offer accessible packaging education, so if you’d like to get your feet wet by beginning with a free packaging course, we’ve provided several options. Our courses include teachings from subject matter experts in luxury packaging, packaging materials, and development. VIEW COURSES

For Graphic Designers within the beverage industry, we have partnered with the International Society of Beverage Technologists (ISBT) to put together an entire curriculum to give you the fundamentals you’ll need in your role. You will learn essential processes, and even gain insight into beverage packaging trends to create modern, up to date designs. VIEW COURSES


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Discover the career path that’s right for you with our overview of packaging careers.