Gemology (HEGIS 5012)

The Gemology certificate program is designed to meet the demands of a growing segment of the jewelry industry for employees with more in-depth knowledge of gems and gemstones. Students gain additional knowledge and hands-on skills necessary to work effectively in the jewelry industry and increase their marketability.

The program consists of four to five courses offered over three semesters:

JD 141Introduction to Diamonds2
JD 241Introduction to Gemology2
or JD 142 Gemology and Gem Identification
JD 281Diamond Grading2
JD 243Gemology II2
or JD 142 Gemology and Gem Identification
JD 244Gemology III3
Total Credits11