SAS Advanced Programmer

 

 

Advanced Programmer

 

SAS® Certified Advanced Programmer for SAS®9


Represents the upper echelon of SAS® programmers who demonstrate a high level of proficiency in SAS® programming expertise

Successful candidates should be skilled in tasks such as:

  • Using advanced DATA step programming statements and efficiency techniques to solve complex problems.
  • Writing and interpreting SAS SQL code.
  • Creating and using the SAS MACRO facility.

Exam Requirements & Pricing

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Candidates who earn this credential must have a SAS Certified Base Programmer for SAS®9 credential and then take and pass the SAS Advanced Programming for SAS®9 exam.

This exam is administered by SAS and Pearson VUE.

  • 60-65 multiple-choice and short-answer questions (must achieve score of 65 percent correct to pass).
  • Two hours to complete exam.
  • Use exam ID A00-212; required when registering with Pearson VUE.
  • This exam is based on SAS 9.4.
  • For all exams with the exception of the Predictive Modeling exam: Exam fee when delivered at a Pearson VUE test center is US$180 in the US and many other countries. Check the Pricing Information link for country-specific pricing.

Exam Content Guide

General guidelines for the content likely to be included on the exam.

Exam Preparation

Experience is a critical component to becoming a SAS certified professional. These resources are designed to help you prepare.

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