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Studying Workplace Communication & Writing at Weber State

Weber State’s workplace communication and writing associate’s degree program offers you essential writing, communication and technological skills to succeed in a wide variety of workplaces or pursue your bachelor’s degree.

Workplace Communication & Writing Highlights

As a workplace communication and writing major, you’ll complete a well-rounded set of courses from Weber’s communication and English departments.

This associate's degree program culminates with a capstone class where you will prepare a cover letter, resume and portfolio, and participate in mock interviews and other activities to help prepare you for today’s competitive workforce with the tools and confidence to succeed.

Beyond the Classroom

Workplace communication and writing majors can gain valuable experience through cooperative work experiences and with student organizations such as:

  • Weber State Debate
  • The Signpost
  • Public Relations Student Society of America
  • Ogden Peak Communications
  • Studio 76
  • KWCR Wildcat Radio
  • Metaphor Literary Journal
  • Sigma Tau Delta

What You’ll Learn at Weber

Your associate's degree will prepare you with the skills employers want most, including:

  • Writing
  • Speaking
  • Communicating interpersonally
  • Working in organizations and teams
  • New media and technology skills
  • Information gathering
  • Document design

What You Can Do after Weber

You’ll be prepared to earn your bachelor’s degree in English, communication or another area.

Your background in workplace communication and writing will benefit you in a wide variety of fields, with businesses and organizations that desire effective writers and communicators in:

  • Sales
  • Marketing/advertising
  • Technical writing
  • Office administration
  • Non-profit/community organizations
  • Media and technology

Career & Salary Outlook

Common careers for workplace communication and writing graduates in Utah
Descriptions, job outlook, salary information and more ... 
(Source: utahfutures.org)

Faculty Perspective

  • Hal Crimmel

    “An associate’s degree in workplace communication and writing provides students with writing and communications skills that prepare them for further study toward a four-year degree or for jobs in a wide variety of professional office settings. Our award-winning professors look forward to working with you!”
  • Sheree Josephson

    “Communication skills are in high-demand in today’s workplace. This associate’s degree gives students skills they can use now and later if they plan to pursue a bachelor's degree.”