Department of Chemical and Paper Engineering
Graduates of Western Michigan University's graphic and printing science program land jobs in the printing, imaging and inks industries. We boast 100 percent job placement upon graduation from our program, at an annual starting salary of $45,000 to $50,000. The graphic and printing science program is no longer accepting new students into the program.
Beyond the classroom
As a graphic and printing science major at WMU, you will have the opportunity to participate in hands-on projects with local industry and qualify for our departmental scholarships. You can also meet and network with professionals and other students in your field by joining one of the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences' 25 student organizations, including Graphics Arts Society, the Chemical Engineering Club and Ts'ai Lun.
After you graduate
Recent WMU graduates with degrees in graphic and printing science are working as:
- Customer services representatives
- Assistant production managers
- Production supervisors
- Quality control supervisors
- Management trainees
- Technical representatives
- Printing salespersons
Among the organizations they work for are:
- Ink companies
- Packaging and converting companies
- Equipment and graphic arts suppliers
- Printing firms
Where is this program offered?