DIPLOMA & CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS Offered at the Carlsbad Campus
Learn to speak the language of diamonds and embark on an exciting career path.
Graduate Colored Stones
Immerse yourself in a world of color and be prepared to seize a spectrum of opportunities.
Transform precious metals and gems into one-of-a-kind jewelry. Master the art of jewelry repair.
Jewelry Design & Technology
Develop design and manufacturing skills using the best of traditional and cutting-edge techniques.Learn More
Learn the craft of translating your ideas into stunning gem and jewelry illustrations.
GIA Carlsbad is the ideal place to learn…state-of-the-art equipment and classrooms, plus access to a wonderful gemological library.
Meredith Austin, GIA GG™
Sales Professional/High Jewelry Specialist
GIA Carlsbad instructors impart years of knowledge and insight and you also meet people and make connections all over the world.
Ben Blakeman, GIA GG™
Sales & Marketing
Blakeman’s Fine Jeweler