Promote Higher STEM Gem Learning
As an institution that boasts more than 70 alumni networks and 11,000 students annually, GIA proves its standing as the authority regarding jewelry industry science. Established in 1931 and recognized by the ACCSC (Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges), the Carlsbad-based headquarters includes the Robert Mouawad Campus, which is home to the G. Robert Crowningshield Research Center. Known as the “Harvard of the gem and jewelry industry,” GIA programs include a Graduate Gemologist (GG) diploma, which is a gem grading and identification certification; Graduate Jeweler diploma; Jewelry Design & Technology diploma; and an Accredited Jewelry Professional diploma. Programs are also offered at different GIA locations in Bangkok, Hong Kong, London, Mumbai, New York, Osaka, Seoul, Taipei and Tokyo, and even through the My GIA online learning option.
Ensure that students are prepared for their next steps toward their STEM Jobs career with gems by reviewing our “Toolkit: Encourage Students to Pursue STEM Careers” and providing a strong science foundation.