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SAS® Skill Builder for Students

Explore learning resources for your data analytics journey

Why learn SAS?

More Career Opportunities

Learn today's most sought-after skills. 1.9 million jobs requested data analysis and visualization skills in the past year (Lightcast).

Higher Salaries

Increase your earning potential. The median salary for jobs seeking SAS skill is $109,400 (Lightcast).

Ongoing Skills Development

Technology is constantly evolving, and so is SAS. We'll help you keep your skills sharp and relevant with new courses and supportive communities.


SAS Life Sciences Analytics School for Students

Calling all analytics enthusiasts! Join us for a  FREE 3-day workshop to explore how data is being used to solve real-world problems in life sciences. Hear from industry professionals and learn about exciting career opportunities!

Free to attend for students with an active university email address.

Need more reasons?

Hear how SAS users, Natalie Ziemba and Shelly Hunt, discovered SAS as university students, why they enjoy working with data and SAS software, and how having SAS skills and certifications opened doors with employers.

SAS Skill Builder for Students

Access a repository of resources to help you learn SAS and land a career

Log in to SAS Skill Builder for Students to access free online courses, pursue certifications, prep for exams, and find student discounts. Enhance your skills and boost your job market readiness—all in one place, and available 24/7.

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How to Log In to SAS Skill Builder for Students


To get started, click the link below and you'll be taken to the SAS Profile page.


Log in or create a SAS profile. To validate your access to SAS Skill Builder for Students, your profile must use an email address associated with your academic domain.


Review and accept the license agreement. You will be taken directly into SAS Skill Builder for Students.

SAS Skill Builder for Students is now available on our newest learning platform.

When you have SAS on your résumé and when you have the certification on your resume it shows, yes, this person is trained. Yes, they know what they’re doing. And I feel like that’s a really critical part to getting your foot in the door through the application process and getting a new job. Natalie Ziemba Programmer/Analyst Duke Clinical Research Institute

With skills like yours, you can write your own future.


Gain a Competitive Edge with a SAS Certification

Did you know adding a certification can get your resume from the bottom to the top of the pile? Check out this podcast clip to learn more from SAS Certification Manager, Matt Scicchitano.


FAQ for Students and Other SAS Learners

Whether you’re new or an experienced user, check out the Student Support FAQs Community. You’ll find additional support, resources, news about upcoming events and answers to your questions.


Discover Data and Why it Matters

Using real-world applications, our two free courses introduce foundational data literacy topics and practical skills to help you engage with data in meaningful ways.

User Stories

How Did They Land Careers They Love?

Whether these professionals recently got their first jobs or pivoted midcareer, they all reached career goals. Find out how.

Career Connections

Connect Your Skills to Jobs

As you learn SAS, claim your digital badges and opt into the SAS certification and skills directory, where employers can find you and connect about career opportunities.