Administrative Law

Administrative Law

Learn how administrative law and government regulatory agencies impact the work of paralegals.

3 Months Access / 24 Course Hrs
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This course covers the legal principles governing the administration and regulation of US government agencies. You will learn how agencies are governed, how rules are made and how key agencies administer and enact rules and relevant statutes. You will also learn how matters are adjudicated according to regulations enacted by Congress. This course is based on US laws and regulations.


  1. Introduction to Administration Law
  2. Administrative Agencies
  3. Administrative Procedures Act
    1. Separation of Powers
    2. Securities and Exchange Commission
  4. Political Control over Agencies
    1. Due Process of Law
    2. Political Controls over Agency Action
    3. Legislative Oversight
    4. Executive Oversight
  5. Rule Making and Right to a Court Review
    1. Types of Rules
    2. Rule Making Process
    3. Adjudication
    4. Right to Court Review
  6. Examples of Administrative Agencies
    1. EEOC
    2. DOJ
    3. FDA
    4. FCC
    5. NLRB
    6. IRS
    7. Review of SEC



There are no prerequisites to complete this course.


Hardware Requirements:

  • This course can be taken on either a PC or Mac.

Software Requirements:

  • PC: Windows 8 or later.
  • Mac: macOS 10.10 or later.
  • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible.
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader.
  • Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.


  • Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.

Instructional Material Requirements:

The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment and will be available online.

Self-Guided Course Code: T14162