SAS Advanced Programmer

Advanced Programmer

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SAS® Certified Advanced Programmer for SAS®9

Represents the upper echelon of SAS® programmers who demonstrate a high level of proficiency in SAS® programming expertise

Successful candidates should be skilled in tasks such as:

  • Using advanced DATA step programming statements and efficiency techniques to solve complex problems.
  • Writing and interpreting SAS SQL code.
  • Creating and using the SAS MACRO facility.

Important Note:

The SAS Advanced Programming for SAS 9 exam will be discontinued Oct 31, 2019. The SAS Advanced Programmer for SAS 9 credential does not expire and remains a valid and recognized SAS credential.

The replacement credential, SAS Certified Professional: Advanced Programming Using SAS 9.4, is available now.


Exam Content & Pricing

Candidates who earn this credential must have either SAS Certified Base Programmer for SAS®9 or the SAS Certified Specialist: Base Programming Using SAS 9 credential and then take and pass the SAS Advanced 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 65 percent correct to pass).
  • Two hours to complete exam.
  • Use exam ID A00-212; required when registering with Pearson VUE.
  • This exam is based on SAS 9.4.
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Exam fee: $180

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