Online Classes. Onsite Support.


What Is The Ustmax Center?

USTMAX Center is a micro-campus of University of St. Thomas that expands the reach of UST’s mission and education programs into Montgomery County. USTMAX offers an array of online programs including associate degrees in technology and cybersecurity; certificate programs; and graduate degrees in education, business, theology and more. The micro-campus is also an onsite support location for UST students and a gathering place for alumni.

In addition to offering online degrees, USTMAX serves as a location to engage with the community by providing arts and cultural events, information sessions, continuing education opportunities and more.

St. Maximilian Kolbe

We derive our inspiration from St. Maximilian Kolbe, known to many as the patron saint of innovation. Learn more about our Patron Saint: Dr. Richard L. Ludwick shares about St. Maximilian Kolbe

At USTMAX, we embrace innovation by providing online academic programs designed to support the residents of Montgomery County and to prepare students for bright futures.


Information Sessions

Leisure Learning

These are non-credit courses for adults offered on a wide variety of subjects.

Luminary Lectures

Lunch and Learn

Join us for our free quarterly Lunch and Learn events that are geared toward the business community.


Student Support

Online classes. Onsite support.

UST Students are welcome to come study or login for classes at USTMAX Center. Enjoy access to free wi-fi, student laptops and smart monitors with Zoom connections.

Email if you are interested in visiting the micro-campus for your first time.

Find The Program That’s Right For You

USTMAX Center offers a variety of online certificate and degree programs.

Dr Ludwick President of UST

Dr. Richard Ludwick

UST President

USTMAX Center is on the leading edge of higher education offering programs and partnerships that are helping Montgomery County grow.

Dr Ludwick President of UST

Mayor Jody Czajkoski

City of Conroe

“…We have to keep in mind that we are raising and educating the future leaders of our country. I think we need to be educating and looking for the next Saint of our day.”


Dr. Walters

AAS Programs

The Associate of Applied Science Program was created to support a growing population that needs a skilled workforce, we are committed to providing students with a high quality academic program that will provide access and entry into a world of Cybersecurity, Networking Technology and Electronic Technology.


Dr. Stuart Squires


The M.A. in Faith and Culture immerses students in the historical, cultural, and theological patrimony of the Catholic Tradition, so that they will go out into the dominant American culture and leaven it with the Good News!


Brenda Banegas

Recruitment Counselor

The University of St. Thomas’ presence in Conroe through the USTMAX Center makes it possible for us to better serve the growing community of Montgomery County.


Dr. Chris Evans


As the only Catholic university in a growing and vibrant metroplex, UST should embrace that same trajectory of growth and vitality that awaits us. Initiatives like the USTMAX Center are a natural outcome of that plan as we expand our reach to the north Houston region.


Dr. Carla E. Alsandor

Senior Director

The USTMAX Center is an innovative micro-campus located in the heart of Conroe where we serve the educational interests and needs of people in and around Montgomery County.


Kelly Hartman

Director Of MCTM

MCTM helps to bridge the gap between scientific research and clinical patient care while maintaining a strong perspective on the business side of biotechnology. Career opportunities expand exponentially as students gain perspective on the industry.


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