Paper Science and Engineering Major

A Paper Science and Engineering major/degree is a program that prepares individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development, and manufacturing of pulp and paper products.

Includes instruction in pulp and paper science, pulping and bleaching processes, paper structure and processes, pulp and paper manufacturing, coating technology, surface and colloid science, and fibers.

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Search for colleges that offer a degree in Paper Science and Engineering major/degree (use the College Search feature and enter "paper science" in the major search field). Read the school’s department pages, they are often loaded with useful and specific information about the field.

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What can you do with a major/degree in Paper Science and Engineering?

With a major/degree in Paper Science and Engineering, you likely will have a career working in or with paper product manufactures or lumber companies.

Trade Associations and Professional Organizations in Paper Science and Engineering

Professional associations are groups of specialists dedicated to topics in particular fields. Professional associations provide a wealth of online resources, some of which are geared specifically towards students. These organizations typically also host conferences and events, providing great opportunities for learning and networking across your field of interest.

Publications/Magazines in Paper Science and Engineering