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Graduate Diamonds Program

明升体育app_明升体育-官网 invented the science of grading diamonds with the 4Cs and the International Diamond Grading System? – standards used by jewelry professional around the world. So there’s no better place to study the art and science of diamond grading.

What You'll Learn

  • Develop hands-on experience with the 明升体育app_明升体育-官网 International Diamond Grading System? and the 4Cs (color, clarity, cut, and carat weight), and explore how they affect diamond value
  • Grade diamonds in the D-to-Z color range
  • Detect laboratory-grown diamonds, treatments, and simulants
  • Recognize when advanced testing is required

Possible Career Paths

  • Auction House Jewelry Specialist
  • Diamond Buyer
  • Diamond Sorter/Grader
  • Jewelry Business Owner
  • Retailer
  • Wholesaler
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Topics Covered

Here are some of the topics covered in the Graduate Diamonds diploma program.

PE_GGP_TopicsCovered-Diamond-132x74 DIAMONDS & DIAMOND GRADING

Judge and grade diamonds by the 4Cs and 明升体育app_明升体育-官网

PE_GGP_TopicsCovered-Equipment-132x74 EQUIPMENT & INSTRUMENTATION

Learn diamond identification and grading skills 明升体育app_明升体育-官网 graders use.

PE_GGP_TopicsCovered-Treatment-132x74 TREATMENTS, LABORATORY-GROWN & IMITATIONS

Identify gemstones that have been laboratory-grown, treated or are imitations.

PE_GGP_TopicsCovered-Markets-132x74 MARKETS & SUPPLY CHAINS

Understand how market factors and the supply chain affect value.

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STUDY AT THE 明升体育app_明升体育-官网 SCHOOL On Campus, full-time learning

Immerse yourself in the world of gems and jewelry and earn your Graduate Diamonds diploma by studying at a 明升体育app_明升体育-官网 campus. This transformative program opens up a world of opportunity.

Offered at the Following Campuses
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Distance Education ONLINE ELEARNING CLASSES + HANDS-ON LAB CLASSES

Complete two eLearning courses and one on-campus lab class to earn your Graduate Diamonds diploma. It’s the same prestigious diploma completed at a pace that suits your life.

English language eLearning courses are offered through the Carlsbad campus.

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