Special Operations Forces-Security Cooperation

SOF Staff and Enabling Support SOF-SC SOC 3210 Open Nomination Only Unclassified


This courses is presented in lecture format and is five days long. Topics addressed include security cooperation management, security cooperation organizations and responsibilities, the FMS process, finance, logistics, and training management.


Personnel selected to attend SOF-SC should be assigned to U.S. government activities in CONUS against billets related in some way to SA/SC. This includes contractor support personnel. Although the large majority of students in SOF-SC are affiliated with DoD, personnel in similar job positions in other federal agencies may also attend.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: D179179


This course requires completion of the Defense Security Cooperation Course- "Introduction to Security Cooperation" SC-101 available at https://www.dscu.mil/. This is a 12 hour online course that must be completed prior to the first day of class.


There are no required texts or materials for this course.


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 not yet been submitted for accreditation.

24D (25-Mar-2024 to 29-Mar-2024)
Location: Hurlburt Field
Comments: Enrollment Open: 1 January 2024. In Resident at Hurlburt Field. Course Start Date: 25 March 2024. Course End Date: 29 March 2024.
24E (15-Apr-2024 to 19-Apr-2024)
Location: Camp Smith
Comments: Enrollment Open: 15 February 2024. In-Resident Start Date: 04/15/2024 In-Resident End Date: 04/19/2024
Enrollment Closed
24F (10-Jun-2024 to 14-Jun-2024)
Location: JSOU Bldg
Comments: Enrollment Open: 10 April 2024. In resident course start date: 10 June 2024. In resident course end date: 14 June 2024.
Enrollment Closed
24H (23-Sep-2024 to 27-Sep-2024)
Location: JSOU Bldg
Comments: In-Resident Start Date: 09/23/2024 In-Resident End Date: 09/27/2024
Enrollment Closed