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SAS® Academic Programs for Educators

Bring analytics into the classroom and prepare your students for success with teaching resources 

Why You Should Teach SAS

Relevant Skills

We'll help you stay aware of – and get trained on – technologies that will most benefit your students as they prepare for analytics careers.

Career Development

Learning analytics not only helps you expand your students' futures – it also expands yours. New skills can lead to new opportunities.

Supportive Community

Join other educators who have become analytics experts in their own right. We'll give you the resources to get there.

Why Your Students Should Learn SAS

Path to Certification
Developing analytics skills can lead to student certification, opening doors for job opportunities.

Better Jobs
Analytics jobs rose 29% last year. According to Forbes, 79% of executives say companies must embrace big data.

Higher Salaries
Tech Republic named SAS as one of seven data science certifications to boost résumés and salaries.

Give your students a competitive edge

Hear from educator Mike Salé about why he chose to weave SAS software and tools throughout his data analytics program, how holding SAS credentials give his students a competitive edge, and why he values the partnership with SAS Academic Programs.

SAS Educator Portal

Access a repository of resources to help you bring analytics into the classroom.

Log in for 24/7 online access to free software, instructional materials, digital learning and certification exam prep materials, as well as an educator discount on certification exams.

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What's Included:

How to Log In to SAS Educator Portal


To get started, click the link below and you'll be taken to the SAS Profile page.


Log in or create a SAS profile. To validate your access to SAS Educator Portal, your profile must use an email address associated with your academic domain.


Review and accept the license agreement. You will be taken directly into the SAS Educator Portal.

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Design your analytics curriculum with SAS

Colleges and universities can integrate SAS into their curricula – and prepare students for analytics careers. The more involved they become, the more benefits they receive.

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Academic Workshops

Free workshops for professors and students

Join our free professional development workshops for access to free course materials, instructor interaction and curriculum support for graduate or undergraduate courses.

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SAS Educator Badge

Be recognized for teaching analytics with SAS

Earn the SAS Educator Badge to showcase your commitment and expertise. Learn how to claim and share the digital badge with your network.

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Institutions Using SAS

SAS collaborates with more than 300 academic programs worldwide to help bridge the gap between supply and demand for analytical talent across industries. 

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Data science careers start with educators who are passionate about analytics


Choose Course E-Book

We'll help you select the right title for your course by providing evaluation copies of some of our most popular e-books.


Get Curriculum Advice

Whether you're developing a course or an entire program, we'll help you create the right curriculum – at no cost.


Make Analytics Fun

Introduce your students to Cortex, an online simulation game that helps students learn analytics skills.