Study at GIA Hong Kong

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Pursue your passion

Whether you’re taking the next step in your professional journey or starting a new career, GIA courses and diploma programs prepare you for success. We offer the finest gem and jewelry education in the world with curriculum developed from our groundbreaking research and delivered by the industry’s leading experts. GIA gives you the knowledge and practical skills to translate your love for gems and jewelry into a rewarding career.

Gemology Learn the secrets of diamonds, emeralds, sapphires and rubies.

The world of gemstones beckons.

Gems are cherished around the world, and there are always opportunities for trained gemologists. Buying and selling diamonds in Manhattan’s Diamond District. Negotiating deals with jewelry executives in Hong Kong. Charting sapphire mining trends in Tanzania. Being a trained gemologist is like having an international passport that takes you anywhere gems and jewelry shine.

Career Paths

  • Jewelry Business Owner
  • Gem and Jewelry Buyer
  • Lab and Research Professional
  • Diamond Manufacturer
  • Appraiser
  • Auction House Jewelry Specialist
  • Staff Gemologist
  • Instructor
  • Loose Stone Dealer

Gemology Program Options

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Graduate Diamonds

Learn to speak the language of diamonds and embark on an exciting career path.

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Graduate Gemologist
Graduate Gemologist®

Earn the industry’s most prestigious credential.

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Graduate Colored Stones
Graduate Colored Stones

Immerse yourself in a world of color and be prepared to seize a spectrum of opportunities.

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Design Transform your ideas into beautiful pieces of jewelry.

Envision your own line of fine jewelry.

Behind every beautiful piece of jewelry is an inspired designer. With a diploma from the GIA, you too can excel in design. You’ll learn to unleash your creativity and develop the skills to turn your inspirations into products.  Once you’ve learned to create wearable masterpieces, you can pursue work as a designer, store manager, business owner, and more. 

Career Paths

  • Buyer
  • CAD/CAM Technician
  • Designer
  • Jeweler
  • Manufacturer
  • Product Developer

Design Program Options

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Jewelry Design

Learn the craft of translating your ideas into stunning gem and jewelry illustrations.

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