If any one wants to contact me off list , my address is
@Robert_Powell Robert L. Powell aka Robb.
I attended TIJT last semester. Tuition, room & board plus books and
tools for the GGS class ( Graduate of Gemological Science ) ,
Certified Gemologist , came to approximately $ 3,500 .
This certification requires 5 classes for a total of 15 hrs college
credit, which can be transferred to a school offering a Bachelors of
Fine Arts 4 year degree. *
The classes leading to an associate degree in Jewelry Technology 4
semesters, 54 credit hrs, are transferable as elective credit hrs. *
- Acceptance of these credit hrs. toward a degree is dependent on the
admissions office of the school you want to complete your bachelors
degree at. But they are fully transferable. But check to make sure...
And you will receive upon completion of testing, Jewelers of America
You will think Jewelry Boot Camp . You will also receive a world
There is a long standing history of accommodating students with
disabilities. I am physically disabled. They worked continually with
State rehabilitation offices will help if requested.
But YOU HAVE GOT TO ASK FOR HELP
The tools , while not the most expensive at times, are good to
excellent in quality. You can make a living with them.
Here is a quote from their on line site.
Tools for all TIJT Programs may be purchased with an Interest Free
Loan and may be paid out over 10 months.
The cost of hand tools and books for Jewelry is $ 1345.11 Horology
hand tools are $ 1100.00 in Fall 2002
Tuition is based on residency status for 12 credit hours Plus a Lab
and Instructional Fee of $72.00
Total Tuition and Fees Cost Per Semester
In District=$ 510.00 Out-of -District=$702.00 Out-of-State=$1050.00