Joint Special Operations Forces Senior Enlisted Academy

Enlisted Academy CEP 3 SOE 4600 Nomination Only Secret


JSOFSEA enhances the critical thinking of senior enlisted leaders (SEL) as they grow their knowledge base in the strategic and operational realm. Students gain valuable knowledge and experience to successfully lead in the joint, interagency, intergovernmental, and multinational (JIIM) environment. This course develops students for operational and strategic level positions across a broad range of joint and special operations assignments.


The Joint Special Operations Forces Senior Enlisted Academy is designed for nominated special operations forces (SOF) operators, select SOF enabling specialties, and noncommissioned officers (E8-E9) from active component U.S. SOF, reserve component U.S. SOF, U.S. conventional forces, and U.S. interagency partners. Effective Immediately the USSOCOM CCM in coordination with Component CSELs has deemed that all JSOU Enlisted Academy courses (CEPs 1-4) are now nominative. Service-members who want to be considered for enrollment in a JSOU Enlisted Academy course must work through their respective SOF Service Component MAJCOM CSEL. International students may also be accepted.


There are no required texts or materials for this course.

Class #55 (03-Jan-2024 to 23-Aug-2024)
Location: JSOU Bldg
Comments: Enrollment Opens 14-NOV-2023. Enrollment Closes 13-DEC-2023. DL - 03-JAN-2024 thru 16-JUN-2024. RL - 08-JUL-2024 thru 23-AUG-2024.
Enrollment Closed
Class #56 (01-Apr-2024 to 21-Nov-2024)
Location: JSOU Bldg
Comments: Enrollment Opens 26-FEB-2024. Enrollment Closes 27-MAR-2024. DL - 01-APR-2024 thru 13-SEP-2024. RL - 30-SEP-2024 thru 21-NOV-2024.
Enrollment Closed
Class #57 (08-Jul-2024 to 26-Feb-2025)
Location: JSOU Bldg
Comments: Enrollment Opens 03-JUN-2024. Enrollment Closes 05-JUL-2024. DL - 08-JUL-2024 thru 20-DEC-2024. RL - 06-JAN-2025 thru 26-FEB-2025.
Enrollment Closed