GIA offers discounts for online courses

The Gemological Institute of America School of Business is offering its online Jewelry Business Management courses at $795—$200 below regular costs. Courses last 10 weeks and sessions start July 10 and Oct. 9. The special savings can be used for up to four courses per session.

During the summer quarter, students can attend four of the five required courses for GIA’s Jewelry Business Management diploma program: Principles of Management, Accounting Basics, Fundamentals of Marketing, and Principles of Economics. These required courses, along with the elective courses Entrepreneurship, Finance, International Law and Trade, and Visual Marketing, can all be taken online.

Prospective students can take a free online demonstration course to sample the online learning environment and coursework of the GIA School of Business. To view the free demo course, visit and click on the “Demo Course” link.

For more information about the GIA School of Business and the new Bachelor of Business Administration degree, visit, or call 760-603-4000, ext. 4001.