Stephen W. Volz, D.B.A.

PMP, CMQ/OE, SPHR | Program Chair

Stephen Volz

Project Management Professional. Strategy Consultant. Organizational Improvement Specialist. Family man.

Areas of Focus

  • Business and Management
  • Project Management


  • Doctor of Business Administration, University of Phoenix (2009)
  • Master of Business Administration, University of Alabama at Birmingham (2001)
  • Bachelor of Business Administration, University of North Florida (1996)


Dr. Volz has been in various roles in business over the past 25 years. Before his current role as Program Chair, he was a Lead Instructor – Project Management for CTU. Prior to working at CTU full-time, Dr. Volz was an Assistant Adjunct Professor with CTU while working fulltime as a Senior Strategy Consultant at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama. Positions held by Dr. Volz over the past several years include Corporate Manager of Quality for an industrial parts distributor, Marketing Director for a home caregiving organization, and income tax professional. Dr. Volz served in the Florida Army National Guard and was an examiner for the Alabama Quality Award program.

Dr. Volz has served as the board advisor for the Project Management Institute – Central Alabama Chapter (PMI-CAC) during 2017. His previous roles within the chapter included president, president-elect and vice president of education. Dr. Volz holds the following certifications: Project Management Professional (PMP®) through the Project Management Institute; Certified Manager of Quality/Organizational Excellence (CMQ/OE) through the American Society for Quality; and Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) through the HR Certification Institute. Dr. Volz has also held various leadership positions at his church.

Dr. Volz is most excited about CTU’s College of Business and Management programmatic accreditation through ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools & Programs) and PMI-GAC® (Project Management Institute – Global Accreditation Center). Accreditation means external validation of our programs and shows how CTU is committed to the student experience.

Professional Memberships

  • Project Management Institute
  • American Society for Quality