Get the Skills to Be a Court Reporter

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Looking for a stable and rewarding career in the legal sector? A career in Court Reporting may be perfect for you

Court Reporting Associate’s Degree Program

Want to discover a career in the justice system but aren’t sure what the first steps are? LIBI’s Associate’s Degree in Court Reporting gives you the necessary skills to feel confident about pursuing a career as a Court Reporter.

The core skill that every Court Reporter needs is the ability to transcribe court proceedings into written documents. LIBI’s Associate’s Degree in Court Reporting is dedicated to making sure that you develop this key skill while also giving you a robust education in the inside workings of the legal system.

Don’t wait for a career in the justice system to fall into your lap. Get the real skills you need to discover a rewarding and stable career as a Court Reporter.

Next Start Date: Jul 1stCourt Reporting Long Island Business Institute - Long Island 6500 Jericho Turnpke Commack NY USA 11725

The best way to see if LIBI is the right fit for you is to see it for yourself. You can tour our facilities, get all your questions answered, and meet with both students and instructors. Schedule a Tour Now or Get more info >>

Becoming a Skilled Court Reporting Professional

As a Court Reporter, or Court Stenographer, you’ll be responsible for transcribing spoken or recorded speech into written form that will then serve as the official record for court hearings, depositions, and official proceedings. To become a proficient Court Reporter, you’ll train to increase your typing speed and typing accuracy so that you can accurately transcribe vital information.

You’ll learn:

  • Computer-Assisted Transcription I
  • Court Reporting Theory
  • Court Reporting I-V
  • Court Reporting Speedbuilding Lab
  • Internship
  • Legal Procedures and Terminology
  • Medical Terminology
  • Real-Time Writing I
  • Transcription Production

Is a Career in Court Reporting Right for You? Take the LIBI "Legal Career Training Readiness Quiz"

This fun, online quiz takes 3 minutes to complete and you’ll get a personalized report. Identify your strengths and social style plus the training and positions you’re best suited for. Get your Legal career training readiness score now >>

Certificate in Court Reporting

We also offer a standalone Certificate in Court Reporting. This pathway is ideal for students who aren’t interested in earning an Associate’s Degree and who want to enter the workforce as soon as possible.

Instead of taking classes in Introduction to Business Communications, College English I & II, and Introduction to Psychology, you’ll focus instead on honing your typing and transcriptions skills to achieve the exit speed of 225 words per minute.

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 will award scholarships aimed at helping qualified students who have a financial need to complete college while limiting student loan debt. The EXCEL at LIBI Scholarship is a tuition credit that will cover any remaining tuition expenses not already covered by other forms of financial aid.

Careers Opportunities in Court Reporting

Graduates of the the LIBI Court Reporting program may find employment as the following:

  • Private Law Firms
  • Local, State, and Federal Government Agencies
  • Courthouses
  • Trade Associations
  • Non-profits

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 career in Court Reporting.

Academic Success Center

Get the support you need to launch a successful career. 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.

Our Academic Success Center is also dedicated to supporting you throughout your career. Experienced Job Placement professionals are happy to help with things like resume preparation, interview techniques, and job searches. Financial Aid is available for those who qualify.

Financial Aid: Funding Your Career Training

While LIBI does recommend that students seek out federal financial aid (FAFSA) and aid from the State of New York, we do pride ourselves on offering numerous bursaries and scholarships. One such scholarship, the EXCEL at LIBI Scholarship, has helped many of our past students graduate debt-free.

*Financial Aid is available for those who qualify.

Is a Professional Career in Court Reporting Right for You? Get More Info…

If you’re interested in learning more about a career as a Court Reporter and exploring whether LIBI is right for you, fill out the form on this page to receive more information. A helpful LIBI Career Advisor will assist with everything from career questions to financial aid and help you discover the perfect career path for you.

For immediate questions, call 718-939-5100.

*Program length when completed in normal time.