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


PR Student of the Year

Congratulations to Lindz Kanger, recipient of the 2021 Utah PR Student of the Year Award at the Golden Spike Awards, presented annually by the Public Relations Society of America.

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Award Winning Programs

Our Public Relations & Advertising emphasis is ranked as one of the Top 20 programs for Public Relations in the U.S. by Best Value Schools. The only university in Utah to be included.



Keep in Touch

The Department of Communication is updating alumni information so they can invite you to upcoming events with alums and current students. Please fill out our survey.


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
Friday: 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM

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