Your College Your Journey

Register now for fall flex start classes! Flex start classes are shorter than traditional courses and begin Sept. 20 and Oct. 18. Financial support available. Masks are required on campus.

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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Putting Students First

In response to Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s new vaccine mandate, all Joliet Junior College personnel and students are required to be vaccinated or take a weekly COVID test.

Our Students Speak Out

Ali Kazmi

Ali Kazmi

My time in the JJC nursing program helped me evolve into an extremely organized, calm and patient professional with excellent healthcare skills.
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Alana Phillips

Alana Phillips

My JJC experience has been one to remember. I have made a ton of new friends and reconnected with old friends.
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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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