Programs & Courses

GIA’s diverse course offerings will help prepare you with the knowledge and skills needed by industry employers today.


Diploma Program Online Campus Carlsbad Campus New York Campus London Campus Bangkok Campus Hong Kong Campus Mumbai Campus Taipei Campus
Applied Jewelry Professional Program        *      *
Graduate Colored Stones Program  **
Graduate Diamonds Program  **
Graduate Gemologist Program  **
Graduate Jeweler Program              
Graduate Pearls Program  **              
Jewelry Design & Technology Program            
 * Offered as an instructor-led, accelerated program.
** Requires one or more on-campus lab classes.
Certificate Program Online Campus Carlsbad Campus New York Campus London Campus Bangkok Campus Hong Kong Campus Mumbai Campus Taipei Campus
Comprehensive CAD/CAM For Jewelry Certificate          
Jewelry Design Certificate  
Lab Classes Online Campus Carlsbad Campus New York Campus London Campus Bangkok Campus Hong Kong Campus Mumbai Campus Taipei Campus
Colored Stone Grading  
Diamond Grading  
Gem Identification  
Pearl Grading  
Additional lab classes available at other locations, see the full list.
eLearning Courses Online Campus
Jewelry Essentials              
Colored Stone Essentials              
Diamond Essentials              
Colored Stones              
Diamonds & Diamond Grading              
Gem Identification              
Pearls              
Programs

From gemology to jewelry manufacturing arts to bench jewelry, the courses we offer give students practical, in-depth, on-the-job skills and knowledge.

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eLearning Courses

The building blocks of our online campus programs, eLearning courses allow students to learn at their own pace and convenience.

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Lab Classes

Lab classes help students gain hands-on experience using gemological equipment as they study on campus, learning how to evaluate diamonds, colored stones and pearls.

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Featured Program

Jewelry Design & Technology

Computer-aided design (CAD), computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) and 3D printing are revolutionizing the way jewelry is designed and made. In the GIA Jewelry Design & Technology Diploma Program (JDT) you’ll use industry-standard software and equipment to learn the essential design and jewelry engineering principles necessary to start a career as a jewelry designer.

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Featured Program

Graduate Gemologist

One of the most sought-after gemology credentials, the GIA Graduate Gemologist® (GG) Diploma Program is an in-depth, hands-on immersion into the world of diamonds and colored gemstones. The GG is a springboard into many careers throughout the gem and jewelry industry – from gemstone discovery to luxury gem and jewelry sales.

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