Joint Special Operations Medical Orientation Course

Functional Support JSOMOC FCO 3627 Open Nomination Only Unclassified


This course is composed of a five-day synchronous session (30 hours) conducted in residence at JSOU. This interactive course explains the SOF medical operations concepts and fundamentals of the USSOCOM mission, roles, and capabilities, with a focus on medical operations in a joint setting. The students will also examine operations/plans, current lessons learned, medical intelligence, medical force protection, operational risk assessment, health surveillance, and SOF-relevant clinical subjects.


Primarily for, but not limited to, military officers, warrant officers, noncommissioned officers, and U.S. government civilian/contractor employees in comparable grades, serving the SOF community or in direct support of SOF medical community. International military and civilians whose job requires knowledge of SOF medical operations may be accepted on a case-by-case basis.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: D400019




All required texts and materials are available to the student on either JSOU e-Campus or issued upon arrival in the classroom. Each student MUST have access to commercial internet and the course e-Campus site prior to and throughout the 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 been reviewed and accredited.

24B (19-Aug-2024 to 23-Aug-2024)
Location: JSOU Bldg
Comments: Enrollment Open: 10 June 2024 Enrollment Closes: 12 August 2024.
25A (17-Mar-2025 to 21-Mar-2025)
Location: JSOU Bldg
Comments: Enrollment Opens: 01/17/2025 In-Resident Start Date 03/17/2025 In-Resident End Date: 03/21/2025
Enrollment Closed
25B (18-Aug-2025 to 22-Aug-2025)
Location: JSOU Bldg
Comments: Enrollment Opens: 06/18/2025 In-Resident Start Date 08/18/2025 In-Resident End Date: 08/22/2025
Enrollment Closed