Where You Belong

JJC is a place to grow, to learn, to challenge yourself, to meet friends and to connect with mentors. It's where you belong. Register now. Fall classes begin Aug. 22, Sept. 6, Sept. 19 and Oct. 17.

Choose Your Pathway

JJC offers nine customized pathways that separate career clusters into easy-to-understand groupings, making it easy for students to choose a major based on their interests and strengths.

Keyboard navigation tip: Use tab or shift+tab to navigate through the active three pathways in the following carousel, and the arrow buttons to progress to the next and previous groups.

Agricultural Sciences & Veterinary Technology

This pathway is a great fit if you’re practical, enjoy hands-on work outdoors or working with animals. You can expect to learn from experienced, expert instructors who care about student success.

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Architecture, Manufacturing & Automotive

If you enjoy building or repairing machines or other structures, figuring out how things work and solving hands-on mechanical problems, this pathway is for you.

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Business, Finance & Information Technology

If you would like to be a business leader, help organizations to be financially successful, or if you enjoy working with technology and data analytics, this pathway may be for you.

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Culinary, Hospitality & Tourism

This pathway is a great fit if you are a creative team player who enjoys learning new things and hands-on work.

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Health, Public Safety & Human Services

If you are a quick problem solver, enjoy lab work and conducting research, this field was designed for you.

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Liberal & Fine Arts

If you enjoy expressing yourself in an artistic or creative way and consider yourself a good writer, speaker or designer, this pathway is for you.

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Social & Behavioral Sciences

If you’re an empathetic servant leader who enjoy helping others, learning about human behavior and working in groups, this pathway is for you.

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STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math)

This pathway focuses on science, technology, engineering and math and is perfect for those who are analytical and mathematically-minded.

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Workforce & Training

If you aren’t looking to earn college credit, but instead want to either prepare for the GED, learn English as a second language or find a hands-on, non-credit career training program like truck driving, forklift driving, dental assisting and more, this pathway is for you.

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We Can't Wait to Meet You

We're so excited for you to start working toward your dreams of becoming a nurse, computer programmer, musician, chef or business owner! JJC is here to guide you toward your goals - and give you a quality educational experience that will stick with you forever.

Our Students Speak Out

Nalia Warmack

Nalia Warmack

In the three years I have been at JJC, the whole culinary department has kind of become my second family so I owe them a lot.
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Jesse Guice

Jesse Guice

The supportive community of fellow students and instructors has been crucial to my success in the culinary arts program.
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Joliet Junior College is an innovative and accessible institution, dedicated to student learning, community prosperity, cultural enrichment, and inclusion. Joliet Junior College delivers quality lifelong learning opportunities empowering diverse students and the community through academic excellence, workforce training, and comprehensive support services.

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