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Public Relations & Strategic Communication
Bachelor’s Degree Online

Weber State University’s fully online, accredited communication degree teaches the essential communication, research, and campaign design skills to empower you to thrive as an independent thinker, creative problem solver, and ethical practitioner in a rapidly changing industry.

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Why Public Relations & Strategic Communication Online?

Faculty members who are trained in online education provide down-to-earth classroom instruction in a format where you can log in to class any time. In addition, learn through doing by interacting with real public relations clients. Clients who have worked with students in the past include Midtown Community Health Center, the Utah Transit Authority, the Weber-Morgan Chamber of Commerce, the United Way of Northern Utah, Ogden Made, the Treehouse Children’s Museum, Leavitt’s Mortuary, and Americorps.

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Public in-state tuition is 70% below national average according to U.S. News & World Report
16% of public relations field-related job growth in Utah, for 2023-27 Lightcast
Out-of-state tuition is 81% below national average

Other Communication Degrees

Interested in our other communication programs? Learn more about our in-person programs.

Bachelor’s Degree Emphases

Social Media & Data Analytics

Gain skills in creating social media content, analyzing social media data and making visualizations to communicate complex data.

Multimedia Journalism

Collect and write information regarding current events and trends, issues and people for publication on a website or in a newspaper or magazine.

Civic Advocacy

Learn to serve an interest and advocate for a public good. 

Digital Media

Learn the art and power of communicating messages through video, audio and the web. 

Master's Degrees

Master of Professional Communication

Gain the knowledge and skills to become an effective leader, manager and team member in for-profit, government or non-profit organizations.

Associate's Degrees

Workplace Communication & Writing

Learn the skills that many employers, regardless of industry, look for: writing, speaking, interpersonal communication, group and team communication, new media and technology skills, information gathering, and document design.

Digital Media Production

Develop must-have skills needed to work in digital media, video or film.