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SAS® Skill Builder for Students

Explore learning resources for your data analytics journey

Why learn SAS?

More Career Opportunities

SAS is a skill employers want to see on résumés. In the last year, more than 197,000 job listings included SAS as a desired skill. (Lightcast, 2022)

Higher Salaries

Tech Republic named SAS as one of seven data science certifications to boost your résumé and salary.

Ongoing Skills Development

Technology is constantly evolving, and so is SAS. We'll help you keep your skills sharp and relevant with new courses and supportive communities.

Need more reasons?

Hear how SAS users, Natalie Ziemba and Shelly Hunt, discovered SAS as university students, why they enjoy working with data and SAS software, and how having SAS skills and certifications opened doors with employers.

SAS Skill Builder for Students

Access a repository of resources to help you learn SAS and land a career

Log in to SAS Skill Builder for Students to access free online courses, pursue certifications, prep for exams, find student discounts and learn how SAS is used in the industries you're interested in. All in one place, and available 24/7.

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How to Log In to SAS Skill Builder for Students


To get started, click the link below and you'll be taken to the SAS Profile page.


Log in or create a SAS profile. To validate your access to SAS Skill Builder for Students, your profile must use an email address associated with your academic domain.


Review and accept the license agreement. You will be taken directly into SAS Skill Builder for Students.

The certification process for SAS not only provides an excellent foundation for SAS tools but also in-depth training to industry standard practices in Data Science. Having a SAS certification on my resume was an excellent boon when applying for Data Science roles after completing my Masters. Timothy Bowtell Senior Business Intelligence Analyst Moreton Bay Regional Council

With skills like yours, you can write your own future.


What You Can Gain From a SAS Certification

The demand for data skills is growing at a rapid rate. Find out the top 10 reasons to get a certification in SAS technology – as well as how to get started.


FAQ for Students and Other SAS Learners

Whether you’re new or an experienced user, check out the Student Support FAQs Community. You’ll find additional support, resources, news about upcoming events and answers to your questions.


Discover Data Literacy

Our free online course, composed of six video modules, helps you become more data literate so you can recognize the ways you interact with data every day.

User Stories

How Did They Land Careers They Love?

Whether these professionals recently got their first jobs or pivoted midcareer, they all reached career goals. Find out how.

Career Connections

Connect Your Skills to Jobs

As you learn SAS, claim your digital badges and opt into the SAS certification and skills directory, where employers can find you and connect about career opportunities.