The undergraduate CM program at Eastern Michigan University is a four-year program designed to prepare men and women for management positions in the construction industry. Graduates have a general understanding of construction materials and processes. Students prepare material take-offs, complete estimates and bids, prepare contracts, and schedule projects. Graduates are able to communicate and work effectively with personnel at various levels within the construction industry. The program has been developed with the cooperation and input of experts from construction associations, industry, and feedback from graduates and their employers. The program reflects the current needs and trends in the construction industry.