Gem Science Major Emphasis

The Department of Geosciences has launched a first-of-its-kind major emphasis in Gem Science starting Fall 2021.


Capstone Themes

Capstone coursework will include apprenticeships and internships at The RealReal and the Gemological Institute of America, as well as research opportunities across campus at the University of Arizona!

Career Opportunities

Gem Science students will gain a unique interdisciplinary skill-set for employment in the gem and mining industries. Graduates will be qualified to become gem and mineral researchers at top laboratories, wholesalers, and retailers, like The RealReal.