3D Jewelry Design

This program prepares the student for employment in the high-tech field of CAD/CAM jewelry design and production. The central focus of this program integrates a rich and creatively challenging emphasis in computer aided design/computer-aided manufacturing with fabrication, casting and stone setting. Upon completion of this program, students will:

  • Learn and effectively practice basic and advanced technical skills in CAD/CAM;
  • Understand the principles of vector based drawing and relief editing;
  • Gain experience in the proper use and maintenance of CNC mills; and
  • Develop a sense of professionalism necessary for working successfully in the jewelry industry.

Admission Guidelines

  • Any of the Level I classes are open to general students. No prior knowledge of jewelry fabrication is required for Level I classes.

Program Information

  • All courses within this certificate program must be taken for a letter grade. No courses may be taken on a Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory (S/U) basis.
  • This Certificate of Applied Science program requires a minimum of four semesters to complete.


Douglas Harling
AT 110
(406) 756-3634

For general information, contact the Admissions office: (406) 756-3847.

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Last modified: July 15, 2014