Certification Guided Prep: SAS® Visual Business Analyst

1.1 million jobs nationwide requested skills in data analysis or data visualization in the past year. Emsi Burning Glass, 2021

Boost your career potential with a globally recognized  SAS® certification.

Join this free, nine-week cohort and let the SAS Global Academic team help you prepare for the SAS Visual Business Analytics certification exam.

Throughout the summer, 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 six live sessions and complete the e-learning, and you’ll receive a free certification voucher.  

Summer 2022 cohort information

* Registration for this cohort is closed.

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Starting May 18 through July 13, members of the cohort will meet every Wednesday 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 Visual Analytics 1 for SAS® Viya® Basics.
  • SAS Visual Analytics 2 for SAS Viya: Advanced.
  • SAS Certification Preparation Session.

At the end of the course, participants will be ready to sit for the SAS Visual Analytics 7.5/8.3 Analysis and Design exam and earn a coveted certification badge.

 SAS® Certified Specialist: Visual Business Analytics Exam
Exam Format55-60 multiple choice, short-answer and interactive questions.
Prerequisite CredentialNone.
Software ExperienceExam is designed for candidates with experience or training using either SAS Viya (version 8.3 or later) or SAS 9.4 (version 7.5).
Job Skills
  • Adding and manipulating data items within SAS Visual Analytics.
  • Analyzing data with SAS Visual Analytics.
  • Designing and sharing reports using SAS Visual Analytics.
Registration is closed

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

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


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


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