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BBB has determined that Pinnacle Career Institute meets BBB accreditation standards, which include a commitment to make a good faith effort to resolve any consumer complaints. BBB Accredited Businesses pay a fee for accreditation review/monitoring and for support of BBB services to the public.

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Factors that raised the rating for Pinnacle Career Institute include:

  • Length of time business has been operating.
  • Complaint volume filed with BBB for business of this size.
  • Response to 2 complaint(s) filed against business.
  • Resolution of complaint(s) filed against business.
  • BBB has sufficient background information on this business.


Customer Complaints Summary Read complaint details

2 complaints closed with BBB in last 3 years | 1 closed in last 12 months
Complaint Type Total Closed Complaints
Advertising/Sales Issues 0
Billing/Collection Issues 2
Delivery Issues 0
Guarantee/Warranty Issues 0
Problems with Product/Service 0
Total Closed Complaints 2

Additional Information

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BBB file opened: September 01, 1971 Business started: 01/01/1953 Business started locally: 01/01/1953
Business Management
Rebecca Clothier, Executive Vice President Mr. Monte Schaich, Campus Director Larry Fajen, President Guy Genske, Director
Contact Information
Principal: Rebecca Clothier, Executive Vice President
Principal: Mr. Monte Schaich, Campus Director
Business Category

SCHOOLS-BUSINESS & VOCATIONAL

Alternate Business Names
Electronics Institute Manufacturers Technical Institutes, Inc.
Additional Information

MANUFACTURERS TECHNICAL INSTITUTES, INC., (MTI) WAS INCORPORATED IN THE STATE OF MISSOURI AUGUST 2, 1971. ON AUGUST 6, 1971 IT PURCHASED ELECTRONICS INSTITUTE, INC., ASSUMING ALL OF ITS ASSETS AND LIABILITIES. MTI CONTINUES TO OPERATE ELECTRONICS INSTITUTE AS A DIVISION OF THE CORPORATION. ELECTRONICS INSTITUTE IS REGISTERED AS A fictitious NAME IN THE STATE OF MISSOURI. MANUFACTURERS TECHNICAL INSTITUTES, INC., IS A WHOLLY OWNED SUBSIDIARY OF BUCK ENGINEERING COMPANY, INC., OF FARMINGDALE, NEW JERSEY. THE OFFICERS OF THE CORPORATION ARE: CHARLES H. BOND, PRESIDENT. LARRY G. FAJEN, VICE-PRESIDENT. PETER M. SCHULTER, SECRETARY. ELECTRONICS INSTITUTE A DIVISION OF MANUFACTURERS TECHNICAL INSTITUTE MAINTAINS ITS ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICES AND TRAINING FACILITIES AT THE ABOVE ADDRESS IN A MODERN, AIR CONDITIONED FACILITY OF 20,000 SQUARE FEET, ALL ON ONE LEVEL. EASILY ACCESSIBLE BY EITHER CAR OR BUS. THE SCHOOL HAS SEVERAL CLASSROOMS PLUS THREE FULLY EQUIPPED LABORATORIES DESIGNED TO PROVIDE AN IDEAL LEARNING environment. THE FACILITIES ARE EQUIPPED WITH specially DESIGNED ENTRANCES, WATER FOUNTAINS, WIDE HALLWAYS AND OTHER AMENITIES FOR THE HANDICAPPED STUDENT. AMPLE FREE PARKING IS IMMEDIATELY ADJACENT TO THE BUILDING. THE COURSES OFFERED AT ELECTRONICS INSTITUTE ARE: COMMUNICATIONS AND INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY - 140 HOURS, 52 WEEKS; MICROPROCESSOR TECHNOLOGY - 900 HOURS, 65 WEEKS; DIGITAL ELECTRONICS - 720 HOURS, 52 WEEKS. ELECTRONICS INSTITUTE IS ACCREDITED BY THE ACCREDITING COMMISSION OF THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF TRADE AND TECHNICAL SCHOOLS (NATTS). APPROVED BY THE MISSOURI DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, COURSES ARE APPROVED FOR VETERANS TRAINING. ELIGIBLE INSTITUTION UNDER THE FEDERALLY INSURED STUDENT LOAN PROGRAM. ELIGIBLE INSTITUTION FOR ATTENDANCE OF STUDENTS ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS. CONTRACTED FOR TRAINING BY THE STATE OF MISSOURI REHABILITATION COMMISSION. CONTRACTED FOR TRAINING BY THE STATE OF KANSAS REHABILITATION COMMISSION. AUTHORIZED UNDER LAW TO ENROLL NONIMMIGRANT ALIEN STUDENTS. PARTICIPATING INSTITUTION IN THE MISSOURI GUARANTEED STUDENT LOAN PROGRAM. APPROVED FOR STUDENTS IN THE KANSAS HIGHER EDUCATION PROGRAM. APPROVED TO CONDUCT BUSINESS AS A PROPRIETARY SCHOOL IN THE STATE OF KANSAS.

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