Introduction to Special Operations Forces - Distance Learning

SOF Staff and Enabling Support ISOF SOC 1210 Open Nomination Only ACCET Accredited Unclassified


*Note: Students MUST provide BOTH a personal email address AND either their .gov or .mil email address in order to be registered for the course. This course is designed to provide students with a basic understanding of U.S. SOF. This includes the organization, functions, capabilities, limitations, and employment of each USSOCOM Service component and subordinate unified commands as well as key concepts and terms. *It takes 1-2 duty days for access*


The course is designed for anyone desiring a foundational understanding of U.S. special operations forces as well as those who have been identified to serve on a joint special operations staff, staff members at USSOCOM, its subordinate commands, and theater special operations commands. The course is suitable for individuals with an enabling or partner relationship to special operations commands or others requiring a fundamental understanding of special operations.This course is available to international partners. Prospective international students must contact the security cooperation training element at the U.S. Embassy in his/her country to initiate course attendance. Provide the following MASL Number: D126075




Web links and downloadable forms will be provided to all necessary texts and materials.


JSOU is currently an accredited educational institution accredited through the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education & Training (ACCET) - a national accrediting agency recognized by the Department of Education.

Continuous (30 days to complete)
Location: JSOU Bldg
Comments: Distance Learning Iteration