Admission Requirements

  • Relevant years of experience and education in community development work,
  • Member of a civil society, government or private sector organization working to create positive social change,
  • Ability to contribute in a participatory learning classroom experience,
  • Potential to improve and expand the impact of your work as the result of attending a Coady program,
  • Commitment to apply Coady learning in your organization and/or community,
  • Commitment to contribute to on-going learning within Coady alumni networks,
  • All instruction at Coady Institute is conducted in English. Proof of English language skills is required.


For admission requirements for women's leadership and youth programs, see below:

Indigenous Women in Community Leadership OceanPath Fellowship
Global Change Leaders Global Youth Leaders
Community Development Leadership by Women