Theater Special Operations Command Staff Preparation Course-Mobile

SOF Staff and Enabling Support TSPC-M ASA 2210 Nomination Only Unclassified


This course educates new Theater Special Operations Command (TSOC) personnel on how a TSOC plans for and employs U.S. special operations capabilities in an era of Strategic Competition. Participants explore Special Operations Forces (SOF) core activities and how SOF uses their employment/funding authorities to achieve TSOC and Geographic Combatant Command’s operational and strategic theater goals while tying them to their priorities in support of national and defense security strategy in a Joint, Interagency, Intergovernmental and Multinational (JIIM) environment. The Theater Special Operations Command Staff Preparation Course-Mobile (TSPC-M) is a five-day in-residence educational event taught at the sponsoring TSOC Headquarters.


Military and civilian personnel assigned to or providing support to a TSOC. Recommended ranks are E6-E9, O1-O5, and WO1-CW5. 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: D221000


The synchronous learning will be conducted in the sponsoring TSOC’s time zone.


Students must have internet access and electronic device that allows them to access all course materials, and digitally complete the course pre-assessment and post-assessment.


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. This course has been reviewed and accredited.

24D (08-Apr-2024 to 12-Apr-2024)
Location: Camp Smith
Comments: Enrollment Opens: 8 February 2024. In-Resident Course Start Date: 8 April 2024. In-Resident Course End Date: 12 April 2024.
Enrollment Closed
24E (22-Apr-2024 to 26-Apr-2024)
Location: Peterson AFB
Comments: Enrollment Opens: 22 February 2024. In-Resident Start Date: 22 April 2024. In-Resident End Date: 26 April 2024.
Enrollment Closed
24F (13-May-2024 to 17-May-2024)
Location: Stuttgart
Comments: Enrollment Opens: 13 March 2024. In-Resident Start Date: 13 May 2024. In-Resident End Date: 17 May 2024.
Enrollment Closed
24G (29-Jul-2024 to 02-Aug-2024)
Location: Homestead
Comments: Enrollment Opens: 10 April 2024. In-Resident Start Date: 29 July 2024. In-Resident End Date: 2 August 2024.
Enrollment Closed
24H (12-Aug-2024 to 16-Aug-2024)
Location: JSOU Bldg
Comments: Enrollment Opens: 12 June 2024. In-Resident Start Date: 12 August 2024. In-Resident End Date: 16 August 2024.
Enrollment Closed