Enlisted Education CEP 4 SOE 5440 Nomination Only ACCET Accredited Top Secret/SCI


The course educates students for nominative-level leadership roles in SOF. Students will learn mission-oriented leadership and strategic thinking skills to prepare them to effectively advise, lead, and mentor at the strategic leader level. Students will also analyze and evaluate the impact strategic thinking, U.S. national policy, and global security has on USSOCOM.


The primary target audience for the Summit Course is SOF operators in the grade of E9 serving as, or having successfully served as, SELs at the O6 command level. SOF operators in the grade of E-9 and serving in, or having successfully served in an O6 command level SEL billet. 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.




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 #23 (19-Aug-2024 to 07-Nov-2024)
Location: JSOU Bldg
Comments: Enrollment Open Enrollment Closes: 14-August-2024 DL: 19-August-2024 thru 11-October-2024 RL: 21-October-2024 thru 07-November-2024
Class #24 (10-Feb-2025 to 01-May-2025)
Location: JSOU Bldg
Comments: Registration Opens: 6JAN25 - 9FEB25 Distance Learning: 10FEB25 - 8APR25 Resident Learning: 14APR25 - 1MAY25
Enrollment Closed
Class #25 (18-Aug-2025 to 06-Nov-2025)
Location: JSOU Bldg
Comments: Registration Opens: 7JUL25 - 17AUG25 Distance Learning: 18AUG25 - 14OCT25 Resident Learning: 20OCT25 - 6NOV25
Enrollment Closed