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Business Department

Business Department


We prepare tomorrow's business leaders.

We Mean Business.

Whether you seek to transfer to a university bachelor degree program or immediate entry into a business career, JJC's Business Department is the right choice. We offer degrees and certificates in many areas of business such as accounting, business administration, marketing, management, human resources, and hospitality. 

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…” With a degree in business, you will have many exciting professional 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.

How Long Will it Take?

We design our schedule with your needs in mind – from online to hybrid to weekend classes. This allows you to complete your Business Degree in as little as 18 months or a certificate within 6 months.

Business Degree Transfer Pathway

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:

Beyond Study

Your time as a student in the Business Department is not just about getting a degree. We will help you to 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 mimeyer@jjc.edu or visit JJC Career Services webpage.

  • Scholarships

    • Joliet Junior College Foundation awards approximately 300 scholarships many of which are awarded specifically to business students.
    • Visit Awardspring website to browse and search available scholarships.
    • Visit JJC Scholarships webpage to learn about 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 ljohnson@jjc.edu, or find us on Facebook @JJC Business Club.


    Dollars & Sense Club

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


    Contact information:

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