Education

Whether you’re starting a new career or taking the next step in your professional journey, a GIA education is considered the pinnacle of training and professional development in gems and jewelry. We teach using the latest research, technology, and time-tested skills, while instilling the importance of professional integrity in our students. A true mark of global distinction, a GIA credential is a symbol of knowledge and trust. 

Hong Kong Front Desk
On-Campus Education

Study full-time at the GIA Hong Kong campus to gain the knowledge and practical skills to translate your love for gems and jewelry into a rewarding career.

On-Campus Education
Accelerated Programs

A blend of correspondence courses and lab classes, accelerated programs are instructor-led and offered as 3-hour classes, day or night, over an extended period of time.

Professional Development
Online Education

GIA Online Education helps you earn a gem and jewelry credential and expand your professional knowledge - all without putting your life on hold. Learn via online courses and hands-on lab classes.

Shanghai
Study in Shanghai

GIA courses are available in Shanghai through a cooperative program at Shanghai Jiao Tong University. Programs and classes are taught by GIA instructors in Chinese.

Shenzhen
Study in Shenzhen

GIA courses are available in Shenzhen through a cooperative program at Peking University Resource College. Programs and classes are taught by GIA instructors in Chinese.