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SAS® Certified Data Scientist Using SAS®9

Designed for individuals who can manipulate and gain insights from big data with a variety of SAS and open source tools, make business recommendations with complex machine learning models, and then deploy models at scale using the flexible, robust SAS environment.

The SAS Certified Data Scientist Using SAS®9 credential is awarded to candidates who have earned both of the following credentials:

SAS Certified Big Data Professional Using SAS®9

SAS Certified Advanced Analytics Professional Using SAS®9

Want in-depth training as a data scientist? The SAS Academy for Data Science includes:

  • All coursework from both the big data and advanced analytics certification programs.
  • Professional instruction and hands-on learning in big data management, advanced analytics, machine learning, data visualization and essential communication skills.
  • Preparation for all five exams required to became a SAS Certified Data Scientist.

Already have the skills covered in the big data and advanced analytics exams?
If so, you can take the exams without completing the coursework.

SAS® Academy for Data Science

"Credentials awarded through the academy help you stand out in a sea of self-described data scientists."

SAS' Catherine Truxillo talks about SAS Academy for Data Science programs – including available certifications, what you'll learn and how earning a globally recognized credential can help you set yourself apart from the crowd.

Taking the Exam

Please visit www.pearsonvue.com/sas for details relating to pricing/locations and to register online.

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