Certification Guided Prep: SAS® Base Programmer

The median annual salary for computer programmers is more than $10,000 higher with SAS skills listed in a job profile. Emsi, 2020

Earn a SAS® certification and get one step closer to the future you’ve always envisioned.

Join this free, 12-week cohort and let the SAS Global Academic team help you prepare to sit for one of the two base programming certification exams.

Throughout the semester, we’ll guide you through the material in live sessions while you complete e-learning videos and exercises on your own time. Join at least eight live sessions and complete the e-learning, and you’ll receive a free certification voucher.  

Spring 2022 cohort information

Every Tuesday, starting Jan. 25, members of the cohort will meet from 4:30 to 6 p.m. ET for live demos, Q&A and discussion with our expert instructors. Plus, you’ll earn digital learn badges as you go.

We'll cover:

  • SAS Programming 1: Essentials.
  • SAS Programming 2: Data Manipulation Techniques.
  • SAS Certification Preparation Sessions.

At the end of the free, 12-week course, participants will be ready to sit for one of the following two base programming certification exams and earn a coveted certification badge.

 SAS® Certified Programming AssociateSAS® Certified Base Programming Specialist
Exam FormatMultiple choicePerformance-based
Prerequisite CredentialNoneNone
Hands-On Programming ExperienceLess than 3 months3-6 months
Job Skills
  • Read and create data files.
  • Manipulate and transform data.
  • Create basic summary reports using SAS procedures.
  • Read and create data files.
  • Manipulate and transform data.
  • Create basic summary reports using SAS procedures.
  • Resolve programming errors.
  • Prepare data for analytics and reporting.

(*Registration requires an academic affiliated email address or proof of academic affiliation sent to trainingbooksupport@sas.com.)

This free course is open to students and educators in the US and Canada.

Students

Add to your analytics knowledge and stand out from your peers with a SAS certification.

Educators

Bring the knowledge you gain from a SAS certification to your students. Add this cohort to your syllabus and join the journey with your students.

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