Ashford University in San Diego, Calif. has launched its new online master's degree in accountancy, the University announced on Thursday.

The Master of Accountancy degree program focuses on preparing students for professional careers in accounting. It was designed to develop technical knowledge while enhancing analytical, communication, and decision-making skills. Taught by faculty that includes certified public accountants, the program helps prepare students for careers in public, corporate, and non-business accounting positions. The MACC degree features four different specializations students can select to further focus their area of study. The specializations include Accounting, Accounting Information Systems, Audit, and Tax.

“Pursuing the Master of Accountancy program, students will learn the role accounting plays in providing financial information,” stated Dr. Wayne Hollman, academic department chair for the Forbes School of Business at Ashford University.

For more information on the program, head to Ashford University's site here.