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Base Programmer

 

SAS® Certified Base Programmer for SAS®9


The perfect starting point for those interested in a career as a SAS® professional

Successful candidates should have experience in programming and data management using SAS®9 and should be able to:

  • Import and export raw data files.
  • Manipulate and transform data.
  • Combine SAS data sets.
  • Create basic detail and summary reports using SAS procedures.
  • Identify and correct data, syntax and programming logic errors.

Exam Requirements & Pricing

Candidates who earn this credential will have earned a passing score on the SAS® Base 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 70 percent correct to pass)
  • 110 minutes to complete exam.
  • Use exam ID A00-211; required when registering with Pearson VUE.
  • This exam is based on SAS 9.4.
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The exam fee is $180 USD in the U.S. and many other countries. Check the Pricing Information link for country-specific pricing.

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