The Joliet Junior College Nursing Education Program is well-known and respected throughout the community for its excellence. Students who wish to become registered nurses (RNs) or licensed practical nurses (LPNs) will receive invaluable educational experiences through the program's three components, classroom, lab and hospital. JJC's program starts its students off on an exciting, fulfilling career path full of job opportunities.
Joliet Junior College Nursing Mission and Philosophy
It is strongly recommended that any student who is considering nursing as a major make an appointment with a nursing advisor at (815) 280-2435 as soon as possible.
The nursing program at Joliet Junior College is approved by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation and accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission:
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc.
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 500
Atlanta, Georgia 30326
ACEN Website: www.acennursing.org
Combining medical technology and the human touch, the health care industry administers care around the clock, responding to the needs of millions of people - from newborns to the critically ill. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, 8 out of 20 occupations projected to grow the fastest are health care. Joliet Junior College offers a wide variety of allied health programs.
The associate's degree program is designed to prepare individuals for a wide spectrum of EMS careers including the fire service, hospital emergency department technicians, physicians' offices and clinics, and EMS-training facilities.
The full-time, 2-year Veterinary Technician Program combines classroom instruction with clinical experience in community veterinary hospital facilities and is accredited by the AVMA and approved by the state of Illinois.