Introduction to Special Operations Intelligence

Intelligence/ Counterintelligence ISI SOS 3750 Open Nomination Only ACCET Accredited Unclassified


The course is a self-paced, online, introductory course designed to prepare intelligence personnel for attendance at the SOIC (SIT 4750). Additionally, SOIC-F will provide the foundational understanding of an intelligence professional supporting Special Operations Command (SOCOM), Theater Special Operations Command (TSOC), Combined/Joint Special Operations Task Forces (CJSOTF), and/or Special Operations Joint Task Force (SOJTF) intelligence staffs. It provides an overview of the United States strategies, an introduction to the strategic environment, the evolution of SOF intelligence, the Intelligence Community (IC), and Interagency (IA) partnerships to SOF, SOCOM J2 staff, components and TSOC lesson learned, intelligence support in Irregular Warfare (IW), and the concept of operating in a multi-domain. The course is self-paced, on-line via JSOU provided Blackboard access. Duration: Continuous (30 days) Location: Distance Learning


Intelligence officers (O3-O5), warrant officers (W1-W5), noncommissioned officers (E6-E9) and civilian employees in equivalent grades assigned to a CJSOTF, TSOC, or to USSOCOM HQ.




Students will gain access to the JSOU Blackboard SOIC-F (SOS 3750) upon enrollment. During the course, students will use Blackboard for access to all course content and any interaction with students or faculty.


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.

Continuous (30 days to complete)
Location: Virtual
Comments: This course is open / continuous.