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

The five finalists for Spring Semester are: Colten Clark, Cameron Clifford, Cade Denton, Mallory Thomace, and Brycen Whiteley. They presented their speeches at the Speech Showcase on April 18th.

Crystal Crest Awards

Congratulations to Communication Professor Nicola Corbin, recipient of the 2019 Crystal Crest Master Teacher Award. Crystal Crest was created by university students, faculty, administration, and staff to recognize and celebrate outstanding individuals and organizations.


Signpost Wins General Excellence Award

Congratulations to our Signpost students and reporters for winning the General Excellence Award from the United Press Association. This award is given to the newspaper that demonstrates consistent excellence in all areas of newspaper production.

Award Winning Debate

Weber State University had one of the most memorable experiences at 2019 Cross Examination Debate Association National Debate Tournament. We were literally showered in recognition and awards. Find out more here.

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