Discover the LIBI Difference
"The City is Your Campus"
Where Higher Education, Hands-on Training, and Career-Focused Learning Come Together
Higher education doesn’t have to take years and leave you with crippling debt. Instead, get trained, develop real skills, and start down your path to a rewarding career in as little as 16 months.*
Long Island Business Institute’s 2-year Associate Degrees are experientially-based and focused on giving you the real skills to succeed in fields such as Court Reporting, Hospitality Management, Accounting and more. And if you do decide to continue on with your higher education, we maintain transfer agreements with over a dozen colleges across the state.
We also offer flexible training schedules with our day and evening classes so that you can continue to live your life while attending school. Whether you’re working a job or taking care of dependants, we make it easy to get the training you need to make your career goals a reality.
Learn more about LIBI’s 2-year Associate Degree programs and discover the right career path for you.
With LIBI's Associate's Degree in Hospitality Management, you'll get the crucial skills to break into the hospitality industry. You'll learn how to effectively manage hotels, restaurants, casinos, and resorts, while also mastering the art of maximizing customer service and revenue. Learn more.
The Business Management program covers a broad array of management-related studies including human resources, marketing, finance, small business management, and organizational behavior. As a graduate, you’ll be prepared for a wide-range of entry-level business management positions. Learn more.
Homeland Security and Security Management
Homeland Security Professionals play a vital role in securing the country and preserving the freedoms of millions of Americans. If you're passionate about protecting your country and its citizens, then LIBI's program in Homeland Security & Security Management may the perfect opportunity for you. Learn more.
Office Technology and Medical Office
Our Associate's Degree in Office Technology & Medical Office is unique because it allows you to specialize in a Medical Office or Office Technology career track. Both specializations give you the core skills to pursue an Office Professional career while also giving you a more focused skill-set that employers look for when hiring. Learn more.
A Career Services Department Dedicated to Your Success
At LIBI, we recognize that getting the right skill-set is only one part of the picture. We don’t just want to see you trained — we want to see you land a job! That’s why we make sure you have the chance to develop your resume and cover letter writing skills while also brushing up on your interview techniques.
What Sets Us Apart
Just the Beginning – Upon graduation, you’ll be thankful that you chose LIBI because we maintain multiple articulation agreements with post-secondary schools all across New York. This means that you can take the credits you earned at LIBI and put them towards a full 4-year degree.
You Come First – One of the biggest obstacles students face to getting an education is tuition, and so that’s why we offer multiple awards, scholarships, and institutional grants to make sure you have the best chance to graduate debt-free.
Earn Your GED While Earning Post-Secondary Credits – Didn’t have the chance to finish your high school education? No problem. Every year we dedicate a number of positions to those students who are looking to get their GED while also driving forward towards their Associates Degree. (Not applicable to those interested in the Court Reporting Program.)
A Holistic Approach to Your Education – At LIBI, you get hands-on training in your chosen career pathway as well as professional development seminars that see you developing in key areas, such as in interviewing techniques and resume and cover letter preparation.
The Long Island Business Institute recently celebrated its 54th anniversary. Since being founded in 1968, LIBI has grown beyond the Court Reporting Programs to include a variety of programs while staying true to its roots – small class sizes and an accessible learning environment.
Student Success Center
Our Academic Success Center offers you help with subject-specific areas. This means that even if a new topic or concept isn’t clicking right away, you can get the help you need.
EXCEL at LIBI Scholarship
Looking to save money on your tuition? The EXCEL at LIBI Scholarship is just one of a handful of scholarships that could help make your transition that much easier.
LIBI prides itself on offering you many avenues to expand your education. Our student-run stores are one such opportunity. Earn real business skills while you earn your degree.
Externship Career Training
Want to take your learning out of the classroom and right into a real business environment? Take advantage of one of the many externship opportunities that we keep on file. The experiences gained during externships are invaluable and they look fantastic on your resume as well. With an externship in your back pocket, you’ll feel confident pursuing your chosen career path.
We’ll Help You With Your English
Worried that your English isn’t as good as it should be? Had trouble with classes because of that? No problem! At LIBI, you can earn your degree and improve your English at the same time!
Our Academic Success Center has resources for students in all of our career programs who need English help…
- English tutoring from qualified ESL instructors while you do your career training
- A weekly conversation club that gives you the chance to practice speaking and listening to everyday English
- Mock interview practice and resume help
- Personalized help for students who want to transfer to a 4-year college
So don’t be shy—when you need help, we’re here to help you succeed. Visit our tutoring page for more information.
I've always been the kind of person who wants to help people and do what's right. Long Island Business Institute set me on a path where I can do just that. I graduated from LIBI in Homeland Security and Security Management. I've learned and grown through the courses I've taken. In crisis emerges character. The professors I've had were top-notch with extensive knowledge and experiences in their subject matter.
National Court Reporters Association
The Long Island Business Institute (LIBI) is accredited by the New York State Board of Regents and Commissioner of Education. Contact information: New York State Education Department, Office of College and University Evaluation, 89 Washington Avenue, Albany, NY 12234. Telephone number: (518) 474-1551