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Health Services Management Internship

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HSM 4596

Delivery Method
Fully online
Tuition | Fees

About This Course

This course serves as a requirement in the Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Health Services Management and all tracks including Health Services Management and Behavioral Health Management.

During the internship, students will apply coursework in the health services management area and contribute their knowledge of best practices to make a positive impact on the health services management workplace and industry. Students will participate in practice career development activities and networking.


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Steven Comingdeer

MA in management, health care administration, and HR management; BA in business management, health care informatics and information management, and computer science and information systems, both from the College of Saint Scholastica

Steven Comingdeer is global director for HR reporting and analytics at Accenture, where he leads a team of 120, providing reporting, advanced analytics and modeling, consultative insights, and decision support. He has previously been chief of staff to Accenture’s North American health practice director, operations director for a national managed-care organization, business office director for a rehabilitation company, program manager for a large physician and hospital quality program, and clinic manager for a local integrated physician group. He has taught online since 2009 in the areas of health care marketing, operations, information management, economics, law and policy, and ethics.

  • HSM 3051 − Career and Internship Skills in Health Services Management
  • HSM 3350 − Special Topics in Health Services Management
  • HSM 4596 − Internship
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Lynn Kiehne

PhD, organizational leadership, Argosy University; MA, hospital and health care administration, University of Minnesota; B., Luther College

Dr. Lynn Kiehne is a health care consultant. Her clients include those working on special projects seeking nonprofit federal funding, as well as CEOs and boards of directors in strategic change management. Currently she consults with HealthSouth as they pursue a Certificate of Need in the Tampa Bay marketplace. She teaches at University of South Florida in their School of Public Health, working with master’s candidates in health care administration, and master’s and doctoral candidates in public health. She has also served as adjunct faculty for the University of Florida School of Public Health master’s programs in health care administration and public health.

  • HSM 3350 Special Topics in Health Services Management
  • HSM 3621 Health Care Leadership in a Crisis
  • HSM 4596 Health Services Management Internship