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The mission of DCA is to provide quality, affordable distance education to enhance the ability of our members’ associates to sell fine jewelry with expertise, integrity, and professionalism and to fuel the passion of all those looking to learn about our industry.

DCA was founded in 1944 as a forum to educate jewelry sales professionals. As a nationally accredited school, DCA offers jewelers the opportunity to earn professional certifications in diamonds, colored gemstones, and fine jewelry sales through distance education. DCA has more than 300 members representing over 4700 jewelry stores in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, and New Zealand.

Terry Chandler
Terry Chandler

Jewelry Education Courses

The Diamond Course Colored Gemstone Course Advanced Jewelry Sales Course Beginning Jewelry Sales Course
The Diamond Course Colored Gemstone Course Advanced Jewelry Sales Beginning Jewelry Sales

DCA certifications are recognized by the jewelry industry as trusted marks of professional knowledge and skills.

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Member Benefit: GIA Scholarships October's Birthstone Selling Bridal Jewelry

Through a generous grant from GIA, graduates of DCA courses can now apply for scholarships to continue their jewelry education with GIA eLearning Courses. Pick from seven of GIA’s most popular topics from Jewelry Essentials to Diamond Essentials to Gem Identification and more.

Apply by December 31, 2019

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The DCA is accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (formerly the Distance Education and Training Council – DETC). The DEAC is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education (USDE) and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).

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