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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

DG
Nov 13, 2021

Excellent! This class was super well constructed with great activities and demos in SAS Studio. The instructor was wonderful at explaining everything as well. I learned a lot and really enjoyed it.

HH
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!

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By Yifan

Oct 20, 2020

amazing course! super clear eachign materials, on point exercises. I enjoyed every bit of it :D

By Mamadou O D

Nov 1, 2020

Great course ! I liked the class structures. The labs and lessons are great way to learn SAS

By Jaya S

Dec 17, 2019

This course is very Informative and gives a strong foundation for SAS programming enthusiasts.

By Msangi C

Jul 16, 2021

This is one of the most interactive online courses that II have taken. I highly recommend it.

By Pedro C

Feb 16, 2021

It was an amazing experience and it helped me become more confident and learn more knowledge!

By Elena S

May 30, 2020

Great Basic programming course. Lots of information, examples and code. Very well organized.

By DIVYA M

Jul 10, 2020

A bit lengthy course but superb. Really enjoyed practical exercise throughout the course. ;)

By Syed n H

Jun 24, 2020

excellent i appreciate the course structure and really appreciate the efforts of Miss Stacey

By Julie R

May 20, 2020

Clear lessons, practical and helpful activities. Overall a great intro to SAS programming!

By Yang L

Nov 15, 2020

Great course. I have almost zero coding knowledge but the course helps me lay foundations.

By Manaswi K

Apr 26, 2020

This is one of the rare courses on coursera which takes actual work, and effort to qualify

By Sylva M

Nov 25, 2020

Nice fundamental information for working with data in SAS. No previous experience needed.

By Johan V J

Apr 13, 2020

The Teacher uses great dialogue and terminology to explain the work in excellent fashion.

By Chang X

Aug 15, 2020

The course is organised very well. Simple explanation and Good practice. Worth to learn!

By Tofail A

Sep 27, 2019

Getting Started with SAS Programming is an excellent option to grab. Thanks to Coursera.

By Wei-Chieh

Jan 25, 2019

I have zero experience on SAS, but after week 2 I can read the basic structure. Thanks.

By Juan E R

Sep 9, 2020

It is an excellent course to understand SAS programming language, very straightforward.

By Hafiz F H

May 21, 2020

This course is very well organized and I least a lot about SAS programming. Thank you

By Leonardo C d J

Aug 4, 2020

Simply the best Introduction to the SAS program in the world! I highly recommend it.

By Ankur S

Nov 30, 2019

Very clearly explained! The concepts are easy to grasp and assignments are relevant.

By Rongbin Y

Apr 15, 2021

Elementary courses for SAS. Detailed explanation and straightforward intepretation.

By GY

Jan 3, 2020

Absolutely fantastic course. I am boosting my SAS and analytical skills, thank you.

By Alexandre V

Feb 19, 2019

Excellent introduction. Lesson lengths are not to long making them more digestible.

By Juan E O

Feb 26, 2021

Amazing course for beginners. It has a good amount of tools for anyone's learning!

By Osama M

Feb 11, 2021

This course did a great job introducing me to the fundamentals of SAS programming.