by John McKnight
Emergency Management is a growing field in the civilian world, and it is an ideal area to consider for the separating service member. This field was in the past only occupied by first responders, and as more and more companies and institutions have adopted the principles of the Incident Command System in their emergency contingency planning, civilians with experience and degrees in Emergency Management have become a hot commodity in private and public sector positions.
Your experience as a member of the military will go far in this field and you can take on-line degrees in Emergency Management while you are an actively serving member. Take a look at programs available to you