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Studying Workplace Communication & Writing at Weber State

Weber State’s workplace communication and writing associate’s degree program offers you essential writing, communication and technological skills to succeed in a wide variety of workplaces or pursue your bachelor’s degree.

Workplace Communication & Writing Highlights

As a workplace communication and writing major, you’ll complete a well-rounded set of courses from Weber’s communication and English departments.

This associate's degree program culminates with a capstone class where you will prepare a cover letter, resume and portfolio, and participate in mock interviews and other activities to help prepare you for today’s competitive workforce with the tools and confidence to succeed.

Beyond the Classroom

Workplace communication and writing majors can gain valuable experience through cooperative work experiences and with student organizations such as:

  • Weber State Speech & Debate
  • The Signpost
  • Public Relations Student Society of America
  • Ogden Peak Communications
  • Studio 76
  • KWCR Wildcat Radio
  • Metaphor Literary Journal
  • Sigma Tau Delta

What You’ll LEARN at Weber

Workplace communication and writing students learn various skills that translate to all employers, including writing, speaking, interpersonal communication, working in organizations, information gathering, document design, and new media and technology skills. 

What You CAN DO After Weber

A background in workplace communication and writing benefits you in a wide variety of fields, as many types of businesses and organizations seek effective writers and communicators.

A workplace communication and writing associate's degree also prepares you to earn your bachelors degree in English, communication or another area. If you have questions, contact a WSU Career Advisor.

Faculty Perspective


An associate’s degree in workplace communication and writing provides students with writing and communications skills that prepare them for further study toward a four-year degree or for jobs in a wide variety of professional office settings. Our award-winning professors look forward to working with you!

Hal Crimmel


Communication skills are in high-demand in today’s workplace. This associate’s degree gives students skills they can use now and later if they plan to pursue a bachelor's degree

Sheree Josephson