SAS Certified Specialist:
Machine Learning Using SAS® Viya®

Master these skills to earn a certification.

SAS Certified Specialist: Machine Learning Using SAS Viya

Data Sources

Building Models

Model assessment and deployment

Exam Details & Instructions


The following objectives will be tested on the exam. For more information about each objective, download the complete exam content guide.

  • 30-36% - Data Sources.
  • 40-46% - Building Models.
  • 24-30% - Model assessment and deployment.


SAS Viya Supervised Machine Learning Pipelines

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A00 - 406

  • This exam is administered by SAS and Pearson VUE.
  • 50-55 multiple choice and short-answer questions.
  • 90 minutes to complete exam.
  • Passing score is 62%.
  • Certification expires after 5 years.
  • This exam is based on SAS Viya 4.0.


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Machine Learning Using SAS Viya

This course discusses the theoretical foundation for techniques associated with supervised machine learning models. A series of demonstrations and practices is used to reinforce all the concepts and the analytical approach to solving business problems.

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Machine Learning with
SAS Viya

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