SAS® Academy for Data Science

SAS® Academy for Data Science

Don't just think like a data scientist. Become one.

Now Available as Self-Paced eLearning

Analytical talent is in high demand. Learn at your own pace from the leader in analytics.  With nearly 300 hours of learning content available, the SAS Academy for Data Science offers a comprehensive foundation for data science success.

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Become a SAS Certified Data Scientist with Self-Paced eLearning

Credentials include

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Complete Toolset

Learn using SAS, R, Python, Pig, Hive and Hadoop.

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Hands-On Learning

Get full access to SAS software to practice what you learn. 

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Globally Recognized Credentials

Get certified with tailored training to prepare you for each exam.

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Comprehensive Training

Learn big data, advanced analytics and data science your way at your own pace.

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Real-World Case Studies

Practical application based on actual case studies enhances your learning.

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SAS Expertise

A SAS community is available to guide you, answer questions and keep you on track.

Chantal Achterberg: Olympic medalist turned SAS Certified Data Scientist

Chantal Achterberg is a two-time Olympic Medalist and a SAS® Certified Data Scientist. Get inspired with this short look at Chantal's path from Olympian to student of the SAS Academy for Data Science to her dream job.

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TopicsSAS® Certified Big Data 
SAS® Certified Advanced Analytics
SAS® Certified Data Scientist
Critical SAS programming skills.
Exploring and visualizing data.
Working with Hadoop, Hive, Pig and SAS.
Fundamentals of statistics and analytics.
Improving data quality for reporting and analytics.
Accessing, transforming and manipulating data.
Essential communication skills.
Machine learning and predictive modeling techniques. 
Work with distributed and in-memory big data sets.
Pattern detection and experimentation in business.
Optimization techniques.
Time series forecasting.
Integrating SAS with R and Python. 
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The experiences I’ve had, the things I’ve been able to learn, the opportunities for my future, it just seems like sky’s the limit.

Clayton Russell
SAS Academy for Data Science Graduate

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