SAS Certification Paths

SAS Certified Base Programmer for SAS 9 Credential

The ideal certification for those relatively new to SAS programming or new to SAS certification

Successful candidates should have experience in programming and data management using SAS 9 and should be able to:

  • import and export raw data files
  • manipulate and transform data
  • combine SAS data sets
  • create basic detail and summary reports using SAS procedures
  • identify and correct data, syntax and programming logic errors.

SAS Certified Advanced Programmer for SAS 9 Credential

The ideal certification for those relatively new to SAS programming or new to SAS certification

Successful candidates should be skilled in tasks such as:

  • using advanced DATA step programming statements and efficiency techniques to solve complex problems
  • writing and interpreting SAS SQL code
  • creating and using the SAS MACRO facility.

SAS Certified Data Integration Developer for SAS 9 Credential

Tests the candidate's ability to apply the skills and knowledge necessary for Data Integration Development in the SAS environment

Successful candidates should be able to:

  • defining architecture of the platform for SAS Business Analytics
  • creating metadata for source and target data
  • creating metadata for target data and jobs
  • working with transformations
  • working with tables and table loader transformation
  • working with slowly changing dimensions
  • defining generated transformations
  • deploying jobs.

SAS Certified Visual Business Analyst: Exploration and Design Using SAS Visual Analytics Credential

Designed for analysts who are using SAS Visual Analytics to explore data and create reports that provide concise, interactive, and relevant data summaries

  • Successful candidates should be skilled in topics such as
  • adding and manipulating data items within SAS Visual Analytics
  • exploring data with SAS Visual Analytics Explorer
  • creating report content using SAS Visual Analytics Designer

SAS Certified Platform Administrator 9 Credential

The ideal certification for those relatively new to SAS programming or new to SAS certificationFor those who have the skills and knowledge necessary for the administration of the platform for SAS Business Analytics

Successful candidates should be able to:

  • secure the SAS configuration on each server machine
  • check status and operate servers
  • monitor server activity and administer logging
  • establish formal, regularly scheduled backup processes
  • add users and manage their access
  • establish connectivity to data sources
  • set up and secure metadata folder structures
  • administer repositories and move metadata

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