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Administrative Law and the Regulatory State

Penn State Law’s administrative law offerings allow students to explore the powers granted to regulatory agencies and put that knowledge to work in a variety of clinics and in externships in Washington, D.C., positioning them for jobs in government agencies and in administrative law practice. 

Pilot Concentration Program for the Class of 2020

The Penn State Law faculty has approved this program for current third-year J.D. students and current LL.M. students graduating Spring 2020.  Students may earn Concentration recognition in Administrative Law and the Regulatory State using courses from the Selected Courses section below.  J.D. students must earn a minimum of 12 credits and LL.M. students a minimum of 9 credits.  A minimum grade of ‘C’ is required for each course being used toward this Concentration. Upon verification of completion, students will receive a document of recognition.

Declare your intent to complete this Concentration - Concentration Declaration Application - Deadline for Spring 2020 Application is January 31, 2020.  

Upon completion of the requirements, submit your academic eligibility – Concentration Completion Application

Administrative Law and the Regulatory State Faculty

Selected Courses:

  • Administrative Law
  • Advanced Immigration Clinic
  • Asylum & Refugee Law
  • Center for Immigrants’ Rights Clinic
  • Civil Rights Appellate Clinic
  • Federal Courts
  • Federal Regulatory & Legislative Practice Seminar
  • Federal Securities Regulation
  • Food and Drug Regulation
  • Researching Administrative Law 
  • Telecommunications Law & Regulation
  • Veterans & Servicemembers Legal Clinic
  • Veterans Benefits Law

Additional Experiential Opportunities: