Jennifer Barna, Ph.D., NCC, ACS

Associate Professor
Graduate Counseling Program Coordinator & Program Director, PK-12 School Counseling
570-346-6211 x2328
McGowan 1028


Doctor of Philosophy in Counselor Education and Supervision (CACREP)

Virginia Polytechnic University - 2009


Master of Education in School Counseling (CACREP)

James Madison University - 2000


Bachelor of Science in Psychology

Kutztown University - 1998

Research Interests

Innovative teaching strategies for school counselors in training; school counselors’ contributions to academic achievement; academic enablers; school counselor accountability

Jennifer Barna, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor, and the graduate Counseling Program Coordinator at Marywood University in Scranton, Pennsylvania. Dr. Barna is a National Certified Counselor, an Approved Clinical Supervisor, and is a certified PK-12 school counselor. Dr. Barna holds a Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Her leadership roles include Past President of the Pennsylvania Counseling Association and  President of the Pennsylvania Association of Counselor Educators and Supervisors. She has extensive experience working with elementary and middle school students in her previous positions as a professional school counselor and elementary crisis counselor.

Curriculum Vitae