About this Professional Certificate
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100% online courses

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Flexible Schedule

Set and maintain flexible deadlines.

Beginner Level

No prior programming or SAS experience is required.

Approx. 2 months to complete

Suggested 15 hours/week

English

Subtitles: English

What you will learn

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    Understand and use the fundamentals of the SAS programming language

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    Access different types of data (SAS, Excel, or text), then explore and prepare the data

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    Analyze and report on data and export results to common formats (HTML, PDF, Excel)

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    Apply SAS programming principles in practical examples

Skills you will gain

Base SASSAS FunctionsSAS ProgrammingSAS Data Sets

100% online courses

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible Schedule

Set and maintain flexible deadlines.

Beginner Level

No prior programming or SAS experience is required.

Approx. 2 months to complete

Suggested 15 hours/week

English

Subtitles: English

Learners taking this Professional Certificate are

  • Data Analysts
  • Biostatisticians
  • Risk Managers
  • User Experience Researchers
  • Data Scientists

What is a Professional Certificate?

Build the Skills to Get Job Ready

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Hands-On Projects

Apply your skills with hands-on projects and build a portfolio that showcases your job readiness to potential employers. You'll need to successfully finish the project(s) to earn your Certificate.

Earn a Career Credential

When you complete all of the courses in the program, you'll earn a Certificate to share with your professional network as well as unlock access to career support resources to help you kickstart your new career. Many Professional Certificates have hiring partners that recognize the Professional Certificate credential and others can help prepare you for a certification exam. You can find more information on individual Professional Certificate pages where it applies.

how it works

There are 3 Courses in this Professional Certificate

Course1

Getting Started with SAS Programming

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Course2

Doing More with SAS Programming

4.8
154 ratings
25 reviews
Course3

Practical SAS Programming and Certification Review

4.8
74 ratings
13 reviews

Instructors

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Stacey Syphus

Senior Manager
Education
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Peter Styliadis

Senior Associate Technical Training Consultant
SAS Education

About SAS

Through innovative software and services, SAS empowers and inspires customers around the world to transform data into intelligence. SAS is a trusted analytics powerhouse for organizations seeking immediate value from their data. A deep bench of analytics solutions and broad industry knowledge keep our customers coming back and feeling confident. With SAS®, you can discover insights from your data and make sense of it all. Identify what’s working and fix what isn’t. Make more intelligent decisions. And drive relevant change....

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Yes! To get started, click the course card that interests you and enroll. You can enroll and complete the course to earn a shareable certificate, or you can audit it to view the course materials for free. When you subscribe to a course that is part of a Certificate, you’re automatically subscribed to the full Certificate. Visit your learner dashboard to track your progress.

  • This course is completely online, so there’s no need to show up to a classroom in person. You can access your lectures, readings and assignments anytime and anywhere via the web or your mobile device.

  • It will take approximately 20 weeks to complete the SAS Programming Specialization.

  • No prior programming or SAS experience is required.

  • Yes, you should start with Getting Started with SAS Programming, then move on to Doing More with SAS Programming and finish with Practical SAS Programming & Certification Review.

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  • You will be able to import and export raw data files, manipulate and transform data, combine SAS data sets, and create basic detail and summary reports using SAS procedures. This specialization prepares you for the SAS Certified Base Programmer for SAS 9 certification exam.

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