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


Speech Showcase

Selection Saturday was held December 2, 2018 for Fall Semester. Join us for speeches from our five finalists on Thursday, December 3rd. Details and finalists can be found here.

Weber State Graduate wins Emmy

Congratulations to Morgan Breismaster Saxton, a reporter at KUTV2 News in Salt Lake City, who won an Emmy in the coveted team coverage category for her reporting on the Brian Head fire. Saxton, a graduate in broadcast journalism, joined the 2News team in January 2017. 



Omega Psi Phi Educator of the Year

Congratulations to professor and Ogden Peak supervisor,  Dr. Nicola Corbin, named Educator of the Year by the local chapter of the Omega Psi Phi fraternity.

Golden Spike Awards

A video produced by Ogden Peak Communications is a finalist for the Public Relations Society of America Golden Spike Award. The video titled was produced for the Hall Global Entrepreneurship Center for “Outdoor Weber.” 

Contact Us

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, Email & Office Hours

801-626-6426 (phone)

7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.  Monday - Thursday
7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.  Friday