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


Strategic Storytelling

Weber State PRSSA is hosting it's first meeting on Tuesday, September 20th with guest presenter Cesar Castro leading a discussion on strategic storytelling for career building.

APEX Certificate

APEX - Achieving Professional Excellence - was created to assist students in the arts and humanities identify, apply, and articulate essential skills.  Learn more and sign up here.


Weekly Readers Contest

The Signpost is launching "The Readers Contest" to keep Weber State students  engaged and informed about the latest news on campus. Find more about it here.

Share Your Story

Are you a Comm grad or current student with a story to share? Tell us about your success! Follow this link or email us: 

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


Fall Semester Hours:
Monday through Thursday:  8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
(Office may be closed from 2:00-4:00 PM on MW)
Friday: 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM

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