Acquire the skills to assess and clarify your academic/personal goals and values.

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The counseling faculty assists students in clarifying their needs, making decisions, setting goals and dealing effectively with personal obstacles.  The Counseling program also allows students to begin exploring counseling theory, communication skills, counseling intervention strategies, and assessment methods and procedures. 

Program Length

Students interested in counseling as a career often major in Psychology, Sociology, or other similar behavioral science majors.

Transfer Options

Counseling prepares students with the educational and personal skills and support necessary for college, career and life. 

Program Specific Support

Counseling appointments are offered in a number of the counseling support centers, such as the Counseling Department, Career and Transfer Center, EOPS, DSPS, International Student Center, AESL Center, Veterans Resource Center, and Re-Entry Center. In addition, students can take advantage of the MAP (My Academic Plan) Lab and workshops offered in the Student Empowerment Center. 

Your Support Team

Your success is our priority! Whether you are just starting, in the middle of, or completing your time at IVC, we have a team of people in your corner to help keep you on-track to reach your goals at IVC and beyond! 

Coming Soon: Completion Teams to get students from start to goal! Look for your team beginning fall 2021!

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Not sure if Counseling is the right fit?

That's OK!

Begin with the Exploratory Interest Area and explore Counseling while still working toward your academic goals.

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Or speak to one of IVC’s Academic Counselors to learn more about all of your options.

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