Looking to enter a prestigious industry and learn the time-honored skill of watchmaking? Here is a list of watchmaker’s schools in the United States where you can do just that.

This is not an exhaustive list, though we would like it to be, so if you know of any other schools that are not on this list, leave a comment below.


Veterans Watchmaker Initiative

Little Creek, DE


Nicolas G. Hayek Watchmaking School

Miami, FL


Gem City College School of Horology

Quincy, IL

New Jersey

Watchmakers Association of NJ Inc.

Clark, NJ

New York

Horological Society of New York

New York, NY


American Watchmakers-Clockmakers Institute

Harrison, OH


Oklahoma St. University, School of Watchmaking & Microtechnology

Okmulgee, OK


National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors, Inc.

Columbia, PA

Lititz Watch Technicum

Lititz, PA

York Time Institute

York, PA


The North American Institute of Swiss Watchmaking

Dallas, TX

Texas Institute of Jewelry Technology

Paris, TX


North Seattle College Watch Technology Institute

Seattle, WA

Northwest School of Horology

Seattle, WA


Milwaukee Area Technical College

Milwaukee, WI