SAS® Academy
for Data Science

Master the skills you need to become a data scientist with in-depth training and professional certifications.

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DATA
CURATION


DATA CURATION
PROFESSIONAL

Designed for data scientists, this program covers SAS topics for data curation techniques, including big data preparation with Hadoop.

ADVANCED
ANALYTICS


ADVANCED ANALYTICS PROFESSIONAL

Expand your analytical skill set by learning predictive modeling, text analytics, experimentation and optimization techniques. 

AI & MACHINE
LEARNING


AI & MACHINE LEARNING PROFESSIONAL

Learn to apply AI and machine learning to business problems and understand each step of the analytical life cycle with this in-depth credential. 

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.

Academy Features

Complete Toolset

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

Hands-On Learning

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

Globally Recognized Credentials

Earn a certification with tailored training that helps prepare you for each exam.

Comprehensive Training

Learn data curation, advanced analytics, AI and machine learning your way at your own pace.

Real-World Case Studies

Enhance your learning with practical application based on actual case studies.

SAS Expertise

Ask questions, find guidance and stay on track with SAS communities.

How to Become a SAS® Certified Data Scientist

DATA CURATION • ADVANCED ANALYTICS
AI & MACHINE LEARNING

If you're interested in a data science career, our academy offers three professional-level credentials to boost your résumé. Earning one credential can launch a career – but a combination helps you earn a credential that could transform your future.

Certified-Level:

DATA CURATION

Gain a solid understanding of data management, Hadoop and other big data concepts. This credential is a good starting point if you're pursuing a data science certification because it's a required part of the series.

Certified-Level:

ADVANCED ANALYTICS

Expand your analytical skill set by learning the latest advanced analytics technologies, such as machine learning and predictive modeling. You'll gain the ability to solve critical business challenges across every domain – and, if you combine Advanced Analytics with Data Curation, you can earn a certification as a data scientist.

Certified-Level:

AI & MACHINE LEARNING

Learn how to analytically approach business problems while using a business case study to understand the analytical life cycle. This credential is valuable on its own – or you can combine it with Data Curation to qualify for a data science certification.

EARN YOUR DATA SCIENCE CERTIFICATION

Each of these credentials is valuable in itself. But earn a combination and you've put yourself on a path to a data science career. Start with Data Curation Professional, then take either Advanced Analytics or AI & Machine Learning Professional to complete the coursework.

DATA MANAGEMENT

*The SAS Certified Big Data Professional can also meet this requirement.

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How to Become a SAS® Certified Data Scientist

DATA CURATION
ADVANCED ANALYTICS
AI & MACHINE LEARNING