Dr. Melissa Freeman, the founding director of the HEAL Program and the Executive Leadership Institute (ELI), is excited to be back from her brief hiatus to continue building this dynamic online program. Adams State’s Master of Arts and post-graduate Executive Leadership Institute offer cohort-based, two students next to a poster of ASU's Vision and Mission Statements: Adams State University's mission is to educate, serve, and inspire our diverse populations in the pursuit of their lifelong dreams and ambitions. Vision: To become the university of community of choice for diverse, historically underserved groups, and all who value quality education and inclusivity.experiential learning in an online environment.

These flexible programs are designed for the working professional. The M.A. program is a two-year program and the Executive Leadership Institute (ELI) is a one-year, post-graduate program.

Both have two residencies—an orientation and a Leadership Summit—which provide networking and mentoring opportunities for our students.