Joint Special Operations Forces Senior Enlisted Academy

Enlisted Education CEP 3 SOE 4600 Nomination Only ACCET Accredited 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.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 Numbers: D179001 for phase I (DL) and D171047 for phase II (RL)




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 been reviewed and accredited.

Class #57 (08-Jul-2024 to 26-Feb-2025)
Location: JSOU Bldg
Comments: Enrollment Open Enrollment Closes 26-JUN-2024. DL - 08-JUL-2024 thru 20-DEC-2024. RL - 06-JAN-2025 thru 26-FEB-2025.