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 e-Learning

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.

Did you miss the SAS Academy for Data Science Lunch & Learn held earlier this year? No worries! You can access the entire presentation, Q&A and slides in our Data Mining Community.

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.

Choose the right program for you.

Jay Laramore, Analytical Training Consultant at SAS, describes the SAS Academy for Data Science programs – including available certifications and what you'll learn.

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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. 
 Get SAS® Certified Big DataGet SAS® Certified Advanced AnalyticsGet SAS® Certified Data Scientist
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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