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 improve family communication, 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


The Signpost Wins General Excellence Award

The Signpost won the award for General Excellence at the 2015 Utah Press Association competition. Signpost staffers won nine first-place awards and placed in 18 categories to earn this honor.

Debate Keeps Conference Streak Alive

Weber State Debate won the conference title at the Cross-Examination Debate Association's national tournament for the fifth year in a row. Three-time National Debate Tournament qualifier Misty Tippets leads this year's squad.

Young named Utah PR Student of the Year

Kylee Young was named the 2016 Utah PR Student of the Year in the competition sponsored by the Utah Public Relations Society Association. This is the sixth year in a row WSU students have won this award.

2017 Speech Showcase Finalists Announced

Congratulations to the top five finalists for spring 2017! They will present their speeches Thursday, April 20th at the Speech Showcase.

Samantha Bunderson - Recognizing Signs & Symptoms of Child Abuse

Megan Christensen - Giving Foster Children a Voice

Taylor Dawson - Monsters of the Mind

Geoff Hasty - Correcting our Correctional System

Mykell Rivera - Worthy of Your Dreams

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)

8 a.m. - 5 p.m.  Monday - Thursday
8 a.m. - 3 p.m.  Friday