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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. 

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

Administrative Law and the Regulatory State Faculty


  • Administrative Law
  • Agricultural Law
  • Asylum & Refugee Law
  • Bankruptcy
  • Climate Change Law & Policy
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Election Law
  • Employment Discrimination
  • Energy Law & Policy
  • Environmental Law
  • Equal Protection & Civil Rights
  • Federal Regulatory & Legislative Practice Seminar
  • Federal Securities Regulation
  • Food and Drug Regulation
  • Government Contracts Practice and Litigation
  • Health Law (Formerly Introduction to Health Law)
  • Immigration Law
  • Internet Law
  • Information Security Law
  • International Telecommunications & Space Law
  • Labor Law
  • Land Use Regulation
  • Mediation of Environmental and Public Conflicts
  • Natural Resources Law
  • Oil and Gas Law
  • PILOT Lab Class
  • Regulation of Financial Institutions
  • Researching Administrative Law 
  • Tax Policy
  • Telecommunications Law & Regulation
  • Veterans Benefits Law
  • Water Law & Policy


  • Advanced Immigration Clinic
  • Center for Immigrants’ Rights Clinic
  • Veterans & Servicemembers Legal Clinic

Additional Experiential Opportunities:

*Associate Dean for Academic Affairs approval reqruied: Will count towards the concentration if the work is related to the concentration.