Student Support

Career Counseling

About Us

Counseling Services provides free personal and career counseling, crisis intervention to students, community resources and consultation to faculty, and administrators. Our services are designed to help students understand themselves and their difficulties, and ultimately make healthy choices for their lives. Counseling Services provides services in a nurturing environment where similarities and differences among people are recognized, respected and honored.


To promote student learning and development by providing counseling and referral services that address the need for retention focused resources, career and mental health care needs of Cincinnati State students. 

Not sure what to study?

Cincinnati State's Career Counseling services can help you explore your strengths, learn about careers that match your interest and abilities, and choose the right academic program for you. Career Counseling services include:

  • Helping you clarifying career choices through assessments and discussions.
  • Sharing employment outlook and salary projections for various jobs fields.
  • Connecting you with program chairs to learn about specific degree and certificate programs at the College.

Who is Career Counseling for?

Career counseling is free and open to current and prospective students. Among those we serve:

  • Recent high school graduates who are deciding on a major.
  • Adult learners of all ages, who seek a career change
  • Current students considering a change in their academic programs.

Meet with a Career Counselor


171 Main Building


Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 9 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, Friday 9 a.m .– 4:30 p.m.


(513) 569-5779

Take an online career assessment

Before your appointment get started on exploring your interests and the career fields with these free online assessment tools:

  • Career Coach– View career options by degree and take a job compatibility assessment.
  • Ohio Means Jobs - Search occupations by industry and learn about top-hiring career fields in Ohio.
  • Bureau of Labor Statistics - Find up-to-date hiring outlooks and salary projections.
  • ONet Online -Browse careers by specific skills, knowledge, or education level.

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