Theater Special Operations Command Staff Preparation Course
Course #PDS CodeLengthClassification
SOC 36102 Weeks Resident; 3 Weeks Distance Learning
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DSNCOMME-mailEnrollment Type
299-3619(813) 826-3619JSOUAdmissions@socom.milNomination

Course Information

Description: This course prepares students for TSOC staff duties beginning with strategic guidance, resourcing, and an introduction to USSOCOM/TSOC interactions. Students examine IW, command and control, and each directorate’s capabilities and concerns, and students explore how to work across joint, interagency, and
international communities. The course culminates with plans and campaign design during senior mentor led exercises.

Audience: The TSPC focuses primarily for officers (O3-O5, CW2-CW4), noncommissioned officers (E7-E9), and civilians newly assigned or en-route to staff positions at the TSOCs.

Prerequisites: Students will complete JSOU's Introduction to Special Operations Forces - Distance Learning (Pilot) course and Joint Special Operations Task Force (Level 1) Distance Learning (Pilot) course as a part of this course. Students are encouraged to complete the Defense Institute of Security Cooperation Studies Security Cooperation Management Familiarization Course, SCM-FA-OL (SCM 101) before attending in residence.

Text and Material: There are no required texts or materials 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.

*Course registration typically opens 60-90 days before course start date.

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