The Forbes School of Business & Technology at San Diego-based Ashford University, an online education institution, is launching a new bachelor of science in Computer Software Technology program.

The degree program is currently accepting students, according to a news release.

The program focuses on developing technical knowledge and application skills in all areas of the software development lifecycle.

Graduates will be able to gather requirements, create software design patterns, conduct software testing, manage software projects, and ultimately use appropriate business knowledge to effectively implement and maintain reliable software systems.