The ALS provides professional military education to prepare Senior Airmen to be professional, war fighting Airmen who can supervise and lead Air Force work teams to support the employment of air, space, and cyberspace power.
The Airman Leadership School is a 24-day course, with 192 hours of primarily guided discussion classroom methodology, experiential exercises, and case study. The
Community College of the Air Force (CCAF) grants semester hours for course completion. The course consists of five academic disciplines: Profession of Arms,
Warfare Studies, Leadership Studies, International Security Studies, and Communication
Studies. The academic disciplines are distributed throughout the four graduate attributes.
The attributes consist of the Professional Airman, Expeditionary Airman, Supervisor of
Airmen, and Supervisory Communication.
Supervisor of Airmen
CCAF Credit Hour Breakdown*
Military Studies I
Managerial Communications I