Mission: To advance polymeric material systems and their effective use, being recognized internationally for excellence in plastics engineering education and research.

A female UMass Lowell student working in a Plastics Engineering lab and smiling.

The primary objective of the Plastics Engineering Program is to provide a well-rounded engineering education that prepares our graduates to be readily employable professionals for a successful lifetime career. The curriculum aims to foster professionalism, ethics and safety with the highest standard of academic excellence in plastics engineering amidst a caring environment for students of diverse backgrounds with these Program Educational Objectives.