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Music Program Information

As an outstanding music program, Joliet Junior College attracts students from around the district. The Joliet Junior College Music Department has achieved the highest level of accreditation available.

Why Choose JJC's Music Program?


Joliet Junior College is proud to be an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music.

Schools accredited by these agencies are held to a very high degree of accountability. Joliet Junior College's programs are carefully scrutinized to ensure they include the most important, relevant and comprehensive approaches to learning.

Accreditation ensures that every student has the opportunity to study in a way the produces not only a talented musician, but a musician who is well prepared for life after college.

Portability of Credits

Many students this century will enroll at more than one college or university throughout the undergrad years. Courses taken at an accredited school like JJC are far more likely to be accepted as transfer courses than courses taken at a school that is not accredited. Music courses, in particular, are more easily transported between schools that are NASM members.

Longevity of Credits

After earning a degree (A.A.) many students continue study and pursue an undergraduate level degree. Students who do not study at an accredited school may not be accepted to an undergraduate program at an accredited college or university.

Experienced Faculty

The Music Faculty at Joliet Junior College has degrees from internationally respected music schools, such as:

Professional experience includes:

  • Published composer of church music
  • Performances on nationally distributed recordings
  • Adjudicators at local, state, and regional competitions


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