Course Description: 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.
Target Audience: 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. This is a nominative course. Students are nominated by their SOF Service component SELs and approved by the USSOCOM SEL.
Prerequisites: There are no prerequisites for this course.
Accreditation: 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.