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.

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


Congratulations Graduates!

The Lindquist College of Arts and Humanities convocation takes place Friday, April 12th at 6:00 PM in the Val A Browning Center. Join us and celebrate with your graduates.

Spring Speech Showcase

The Spring Speech Showcase is Thursday, April 20th at 7 PM in EH 229. Hear our top five student speeches and from our Freedom Through Rhetoric speaker, Betty Sawyer.


Virtual Reality

Congratulations to our VR team from Studio 76 who took first place at the Broadcast Education Association Festival with their interactive Virtual Reality short "Hellebore"!

Graduation Newsletter

Our final newsletter of the season holds accomplishments, announcements, and, best of all, a list of all our graduating students!
Bravo, Cats!

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


Spring Semester:
Monday through Thursday:  8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Friday: 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM

If you would like to connect with an advisor, they are listed by emphasis here.