TSOC Cyber Planner Course (Pilot)

Cyber TCPC SIT 5744 Open Nomination Only Top Secret/SCI


This resident course prepares staff officers for planning, management, and oversight of cyber-related activities at the TSOC-level. The course examines the organizations, processes, and procedures involved in planning and conducting operations in the cyber domain in-support-of deployed forces and the TSOC staff. During the course, students will conduct two planning evolutions simulating the actions required to employ cyber effects. The course is composed on 2-weeks of unclassified Distance Learning (self-paced, asynchronous) and 1-week classified resident.


This course is designed for the special operations community and interagency partners assigned to and/or in direct support of joint and coalition special operations. More specifically, enlisted (E4-E6), officers (02-05), warrant (W1–W3), and government personnel (up to GG/GS 14) assigned to TSOC’s, or associated echelons, who are involved in planning and conducting operations in the cyber domain. All others are evaluated and accepted on a case-by-case basis.


The course is conducted at the level Top Secret (TS), Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI), Alternative Compensatory Control Measures (ACCM)-level. Students must have a TS clearance and be indoctrinated into a SCI billet prior to course commencement. Specific ACCM indoctrination will occur upon arrival if the student is not already cleared for the required ACCM.


Students will utilize the unclassified Blackboard tool during the Distance Learning phase of the course. A login will be provided upon acceptance to the course. Students will utilize USSSOCOM SOCRATES (TS//SCI network) during the resident phase of the course. If a student does not have a SOCRATES account, a student account will be provided. Prior to execution of the resident phase, guidance for passing PKI certifications will also be provided.


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.

24B (09-Sep-2024 to 13-Sep-2024)
Location: JSOU Bldg
Comments: Enrollment Opens: 9 July 2024. In Resident Course Start Date: 9 September 2024. In Resident Course End Date: 13 September 2024.
Enrollment Closed