Which SAS programming credential is right for you?
Validating your skills in today’s competitive market by achieving a certification is a no-brainer. Not only can you prove your skills to yourself, but also to current and future employers.
Adding a SAS Programming certification to your portfolio is a great way to demonstrate your skills and abilities. From creating basic summary reports using Base SAS procedures, to manipulating data and using advanced statements to solve complex problems – a SAS Programming Certification is the foundation of your future in the world of analytics. Are you ready to get certified?
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Which credential is right for you?
|Programming Associate||Base Programming Specialist||Advanced Programming Professional|
|Exam Format||Multiple Choice||Performance-based||Performance-based|
|Prerequisite Credential||None||None||Base Programming Specialist*|
|Hands-on Programming Experience|
|Less than 3 months||✓|
|3 - 6 Months||✓|
|At least one year||✓|
|Read and create data files||✓||✓||✓|
|Manipulate and transform data||✓||✓||✓|
|Create basic summary reports using SAS procedures||✓||✓||✓|
|Resolve programming errors||✓||✓|
|Data preparation for analytics and reporting||✓||✓|
|Use advanced data processing and efficiency techniques||✓|
|Write and interpret SAS SQL code||✓|
|Create and use SAS macros||✓|
Base Programming Specialist
Advanced Programming Professional