The Elmira Business Institute. Formerly known AS Elmira business and shorthand college. Offers a range of associate S degree programs and certificates in various fields. Established in 1858. Its curriculum includes courses in accounting. Occupational studies. Medical assistance. Office technologies. And medical billing and coding. The institute S programs are approved by the NEW york state board of regents and the commission on accreditation of allied health education programs (CAAHEP). The Elmira Business Institute also provides assistance to its students in the areas of career placement. Financial AID. Transportation and tutoring. The institute is certified by the accrediting council for independent colleges and schools. The Elmira Business Institute maintains its main campus in Elmira. N. Y.