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Free software and resources to learn and teach analytics

Learning analytics and other in-demand skills can launch countless career opportunities, which is why SAS supports academic initiatives for both students and educators.


SAS provides free resources to help you learn new technologies, earn certifications and integrate analytics into the courses you teach.


We help you gain in-demand analytics skills that open doors to your future. Our courses, certifications and career resources get you started.

Why Learn SAS?

The demand for data analytics skills continues to grow. Building SAS skill allows you to stand out to employers.

The Melbourne Business School chose to collaborate with SAS, to address the big changes occurring in the business world, and particularly changes related to organisations needing to become more data-informed – more evidence-based in their decision making. The collaboration continues today. Ujwal Kayande Director of the Centre for Business Analytics Melbourne Business School

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Why get SAS Certified?

Learn how a student, an educator, and a research professional all benefit from their SAS certifications. Plus, get tips for beginning your journey to certification.

Leverage your digital badges

The SAS® certification and skills directory makes it easy for employers to find you and connect about career opportunities.

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Our data literacy courses teach you skills for understanding and using data – at school, at work and at home.

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    Our academic specialization program can benefit your institution – and help your students pursue a future in analytics.


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    Analytics skills are in high demand. Learn SAS, add digital badges to your résumé, and find jobs that closely align with your skill set.


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