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 #53 (05-Jul-2023 to 29-Feb-2024)
Location: JSOU Bldg
Comments: DL - 05 Jul 2023 - 17 Dec 2023 RL - 08 Jan 2024 - 29 Feb 2024 Enrollment Closes 21 Jun 2023