Scope:This course prepares Army Reserve and National Guard judge advocates to
be field grade
leaders prepared for increasingly complex legal practice in the JAGC core competencies upon
for service as an Active Duty member of the Total Force. This course is a blended
conducted in two phases.
Phase I (Online): Phase I is an online nonresident course administered
Educational Technology Distributed Learning Division on JAG University (JAGU). Phase I consists
approximately 75 credit hours of online instruction from the School's four academic
departments--Administrative & Civil Law, Contract & Fiscal Law, Criminal Law, and
Security Law. Students must complete Phase I before they are eligible to attend Phase II.
Phase II (Resident): Phase II is a two-week resident course conducted
December at TJAGLCS. Phase II builds on the instruction presented during Phase I. It serves as
phase of the JAOAC for Army Reserve and National Guard judge advocates.
Phase I: Army Reserve and Army National Guard judge advocates who have
successfully completed the Judge Advocate Officer Basic Course (JAOBC) and the Judge Advocate
Staff Officer Course (JATSOC). Prior to enrollment in Phase I, a student must have obtained the
CPT and have completed two years of service since completion of JAOBC. The requirement to have
two years of service post-JAOBC service may be waived if the student meets the eligibility
for the waiver under TJAGSA Circular No. 351-10.
Phase II: Army Reserve and Army National Guard Judge Advocates in the
captain and major who have completed Phase I (online) by 1 October of the year of Phase II
Prior to arrival at Phase II, students must have successfully completed the Army Physical
(APFT) and Army Height-Weight Screening within 90 days of the start date of Phase II. Students
required to pass an APFT and height/weight screening during the Phase II course to graduate.
with temporary profiles (unless deployment or pregnancy related) limiting their ability to
event of the APFT and/or height/weight screening are not qualified to attend the course.
Phase I: Eligible judge advocates may register for Phase I (online) by
to the JAGU home page (https://jagu.army.mil),
finding the 'Enrollment' tab, and then clicking 'JAOAC Phase I.' Follow the instructions
Phase II: Judge advocates who have successfully completed Phase I
contact the appropriate point of contact for Phase II ATRRS enrollment: