Academics

From in-depth resources to free e-learning, we provide everything you need to learn SAS, teach SAS – or learn to teach SAS.

Learning SAS® is the first step toward launching a dream job.

Data scientist. Business analyst. Statistician. Career options are endless when you have the right skills. Whether you’re learning or teaching SAS, our resources can help get you where you want to be.

Why SAS®?

Skills that set you apart and earn you more: The median annual salary for computer programmers is over $10K higher when SAS is listed in a job profile (Emsi, 2020).

Top credentials from the analytics leader. Learn and get certified in technologies such as BI and advanced analytics – directly from the industry leader.

Free resources to support teaching and learning. Our ready-to-use resources, classroom support and free training are available to get you started.

Our graduates must enter business and government with a level of data sophistication that allows them to solve real problems and relate those solutions to organizational leaders. That’s why SAS is a critical part of our applied economics and data analytics programs. Steven C. Myers Associate Professor of Economics The University of Akron

Students and faculty advisors can showcase their data science skills at SAS® Global Forum 2021.

Visit the SAS Global Forum Student Symposium page

Get the Software You Need

Students and educators can access free SAS technology.

Institutions Using SAS®

SAS partners with colleges and universities to integrate analytics into their curriculums.

Get Started Teaching or Learning SAS®

First, familiarize yourself with our technology and what topics you want to learn – then find the resources you need to reach your goals.

For educators:

  • Choose which topics you're interested in adding to your curriculum.
  • Request free teaching materials from the SAS Academic Hub.
  • Watch how-to videos to clarify topics or expand your knowledge.

For students:

  • If you're learning on your own, start with a free e-learning course.
  • Download free SAS software for students so you can learn on real technology.
  • Explore SAS certification options if you want SAS credentials to boost your résumé.

SAS® Academic Specialization

Partner with SAS. Prepare your students.

Our academic specialization program can benefit your institution – and help your students pursue a future in analytics.

Find out how people like you are building careers in analytics.

USER STORY

From pre-med student to senior data analyst

By keeping an open mind, following her curiosity and seeking advice from mentors, Geeta turned an interest in technology into a successful career.

USER STORY

Looking beyond data to ask the big questions

Data science PhD candidate Jessica Rudd blends technology and social science to forge her own path.

USER STORY

A passion for learning leads to a career in education

Analytics professor Amir Zadeh pursued his dream of teaching in higher education and now instructs the next generation of data scientists.

Talent Connection

Helping students and employers bridge the gap between college and career.

STUDENTS

You’ve put in the work. Now land the career you’ve always wanted. SAS can help improve your marketability – and connect you with potential employers.

STUDENTS

You’ve put in the work. Now land the career you’ve always wanted. SAS can help improve your marketability – and connect you with potential employers.

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