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About the Course

This course is for users who want to learn how to write SAS programs to access, explore, prepare, and analyze data. It is the entry point to learning SAS programming for data science, machine learning, and artificial intelligence. It is a prerequisite to many other SAS courses. By the end of this course, you will know how to use SAS Studio to write and submit SAS programs that access SAS, Microsoft Excel, and text data. You will know how to explore and validate data, prepare data by subsetting rows and computing new columns, analyze and report on data, export data and results to other formats, use SQL in SAS to query and join tables. Prerequisites: Learners should have experience using computer software. Specifically, you should be able to understand file structures and system commands on your operating systems and access data files on your operating systems. No prior SAS experience is needed....

Top reviews

Jul 16, 2020

Provides an amazing foundation in SAS as a programmer/data analyst! It covers a lot of important topics to get you started using SAS in real world. It exceeded my expectations, highly recommend it!

Feb 20, 2019

This course offers a solid foundation to anyone who is interested in beginning to use SAS. I have found the demos, activites and practices to be fairly easy yet still required me to use my brain.

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By Thuy H L

Jul 30, 2020

a good course to get basic knowledge and skills

By Benedictus B C

Mar 27, 2020

very good to learn the basic of sas programming

By Kantavit K

Jan 31, 2020

You must learn if you interest in SAS program.

By Erika G

Aug 5, 2019

I love the hands-on approach. I learned a lot!

By Dawan R

May 14, 2021

The best course, if you start SAS programming.

By Tong M

Feb 13, 2021

The tutorial is easy to understand and follow.

By Olga S

Jan 26, 2019

Great course! Well struktured and very useful!

By Anitha t

Jan 23, 2019

Best course to get clear idea about SAS Basic.


Dec 25, 2020

Yes I learned a lot, a big Thank you Coursera

By Rufat P

Feb 14, 2021

Very professional and easy explained course.

By shinde n

Dec 2, 2020

It was good platform to learn free courses.

By Dmitrii K

Jul 2, 2020

Great course, plain and simple instructions.


Feb 24, 2020

Amazing SAS programming foundational course!

By Gary G

Jun 25, 2021

Excellent beginning course for learning SAS

By Tiago F

Mar 15, 2020

great content, perfect introductoin to sas!

By Richard H

Jul 16, 2019

Great course, I have learned a lot from it.

By mohamed a m

May 9, 2021

It's Really Great Course for Great program

By Yinghao Z

Apr 7, 2021

Very friendly and nice. Good for new users


May 25, 2020

Great course, necessary for the data world

By Shubham R S

May 8, 2020

The course was very good and easy to learn

By leonardo d s

Dec 18, 2019

Very Good To learn the basic skills of SAS


Sep 9, 2019

It's great! This course is really helpful!

By Raúl G R

Aug 10, 2020

An incredible course. Awesome teachers!!!

By Ravi K

Apr 19, 2020

Very nice course , enjoyed while learning

By Vinita V K

Mar 13, 2020

Very good course for people novice to SAS