Business Department

We prepare tomorrow's business leaders.

We Mean Business.

Whether your goals are to earn a bachelor’s degree, enter a business career immediately or enhance your current occupation, JJC's Business Department is the right choice. Our faculty members bring real-world experience to the classroom, preparing students with the knowledge and skills they need to succeed in an ever-changing business environment.  

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, “Employment of business and financial operations occupations is projected to grow 10 percent from 2016 to 2026, faster than the average for all occupations…

Our program offers degrees and certificates in many areas of business such as accounting, business administration, marketing, management, human resources and hospitality. When you begin your business education JJC, you will have access to many exciting career opportunities in a variety of business and non-business fields.  

View the Occupational Outlook Handbook to learn more about business occupations, job summaries, entry-level education, and median pay. 

What Do You Want to Accomplish?

Your success in the Business Department starts with a long-term goal in mind. Tell us what you want to achieve and we'll help you find your path. I want to:

How Long Will it Take?

We offer class schedules with your individual needs in mind: from online only,  to classroom/online combination classes, to weekend and evening classes, we can help you complete your business degree in as little as 18 months or a certificate within six months. 

Beyond Study

Your time as a student in the JJC Business Department is not just about getting a degree. We will help you start a career, highlight your academic accomplishments, and have some fun along the way.

  • Internships

    An internship is not only a great experience, but a great addition to a professional resume.

    To learn more about available internships, contact Professor Michelle Meyer at or visit the JJC Career Services webpage.

  • Scholarships

    • The Joliet Junior College Foundation awards approximately 300 scholarships annually, many of which are given specifically to business students.
    • Visit Awardspring to browse and search available scholarships.
    • Visit the JJC Scholarships webpage to learn about the application process and deadlines.

  • Clubs

    JJC Business Club 

    We're all about socialization, networking and learning about the business world outside of the classroom. EVERYONE IS WELCOME TO JOIN! You don’t need to be a Business major and there is no fee to be a part of the club.

    Contact professor Lori Johnson by phone at 815-280-6792, via email, or find us on Facebook @JJC Business Club.

    Dollars & Sense Club

    This is an active, dynamic, financially oriented JJC Collegiate Campus Club focused on saving, investing, and wealth management. Everyone can join. There are no major requirements and no fees.

    To learn more about the Dollars & Sense Club, contact them by: