Communication: Major Opportunities

Our small classes, innovative curriculum and hands-on learning environments facilitated by outstanding faculty make working toward a Communication degree at Weber State University a personalized experience.

Whether you aspire to develop and manage social media communication strategies, report for a news outlet, work in public relations, create entertaining videos, be on TV or the radio, run for political office or better your family communications, a Communication degree from Weber State will prepare you for a meaningful and successful career.

Learn more about the benefits of earning a degree in Communication.

Careers in Communication

Our students graduate prepared with the skills needed to pursue dynamic Communication careers in a wide range of areas, including:

  • Public relations
  • Advertising
  • Social media marketing
  • Corporate communication
  • Training and development
  • Public administration
  • Human resources
  • Journalism
  • Technical writing
  • Media programming
  • Audio and video production
  • Law
  • Advocacy
  • Teaching
  • Research
  • Sales
  • Recruiting
  • Entertainment
  • See a complete list of Communication careers.

No. 1 Skill Employers Want

Surveys show that all businesses and organizations need effective communicators. Our programs teach the skills employers are looking for in employees. These include:

  • Writing
  • Speaking
  • Interpersonal communication
  • Group and team communication
  • Digital message creation
  • Audio and video production
  • Visual communication
  • Critical listening
  • Critical thinking


Major Featured in the Standard Examiner

Macauley Flint, a WSU Comm senior is featured in The Standard Examiner for her outstanding softball skills with the Weber State Softball team. Link

WSU senior interning at 'The Daily Show' 

Dylan Allred, a senior in Digital Media, is interning at "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" in New York City. Allred said he is living the dream after landing his No. 1 choice of where to complete his internship.  

Major named Utah PR Student of the Year

Thomas Judd was named the 2014 Utah PR Student of the Year in the competition sponsored by the Utah Public Relations Society Association. This is the fourth year in a row WSU students have won this award.

MPC student wins international award

Crystalee Beck, 28, who graduated in April with a master’s degree, won the award for best theoretical paper at the Corporate Communication International conference held in Hong Kong.

Contact Information

Mailing Address

Department of Communication
Weber State University
1395 Edvalson St. Dept 1407
Ogden UT, 84408-1407

Physical Location

Weber State University
Ogden Campus
Elizabeth Hall
Room 330

Phone Numbers & Hours

801-626-8924 or 801-626-6426 (phone)
801-626-7975 (fax)

7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.  Monday - Thursday
7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.  Friday