• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

There is a variety of SAS environments available to you as a SAS programmer, and the one you use will depend on the underlying SAS system. This course introduces SAS and the various systems including the SAS Studio web interface and SAS Windowing Environment. This course is one of a series that prepares you for the SAS certification exam, SAS Certified Base Programmer for SAS 9.

Learning Objectives

SAS Overview

  • start the course
  • describe the purpose of SAS programming
  • describe the various SAS environments used for SAS programming
  • describe ways in which a SAS environment is obtained
  • list the attributes of the three main interfaces to SAS SAS Studio, SAS Enterprise Guide, and SAS Windowing Environment
  • create a simple SAS program
  • run a simple SAS program

SAS Studio

  • list the characteristics of the SAS Studio environment
  • list SAS Studio interface elements
  • use the SAS Studio navigation pane
  • use the SAS Studio Code Tab
  • use the SAS Studio Log Tab
  • use the SAS Studio Results Tab
  • work with autocomplete in SAS Studio
  • work with tasks in SAS Studio
  • work with libraries in SAS Studio

Practice: SAS Basics

  • create and run a simple SAS program in one of the SAS environments

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the NICE Framework Task, Knowledge, and Skill statements identified within the indicated NICE Framework component(s):

Specialty Areas

  • Data Administration
  • Systems Administration