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Getting Started with SAS® Programming, SAS

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About this Course

This course is for users who want to learn how to write SAS programs to access, explore, prepare, and analyze data. It is the entry point to learning SAS programming for data science, machine learning, and artificial intelligence. It is a prerequisite to many other SAS courses. By the end of this course, you will know how to use SAS Studio to write and submit SAS programs that access SAS, Microsoft Excel, and text data. You will know how to explore and validate data, prepare data by subsetting rows and computing new columns, analyze and report on data, export data and results to other formats, use SQL in SAS to query and join tables. Prerequisites: Learners should have experience using computer software. Specifically, you should be able to understand file structures and system commands on your operating systems and access data files on your operating systems. No prior SAS experience is needed....

Top reviews


Jan 09, 2019

I like the learning structure with demo and exercises. It takes only few days to finish, friendly to beginner and you will have great basic concepts about sas.


Feb 15, 2019

Excellent foundation builder with brilliantly framed activities. Highly recommend this for SAS beginners.

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25 Reviews

By Arthur Masoha

Feb 13, 2019

I expected a complicated start but was pleasantly eased in.

By Alan Stanley

Feb 11, 2019

Excellent introduction to SAS. Many thanks to Coursera and SAS for all the course content and software.

By Vivek Pandey

Feb 09, 2019

Very nice course to establish the basics of SAS programming. Thanks!


Feb 09, 2019

great courses for a green hand

By Mohamed Ameen

Feb 09, 2019

Amazing handful course

By Mujataba Sharief

Feb 04, 2019

Very good course, provides all essential details

By Olga Sveshnikova

Jan 26, 2019

Great course! Well struktured and very useful!

By Sooyeon Jin

Jan 26, 2019

Easy to follow and very practical!

By Wei-Chieh

Jan 25, 2019

I have zero experience on SAS, but after week 2 I can read the basic structure. Thanks.

By Anitha thekkedeth

Jan 23, 2019

Best course to get clear idea about SAS Basic.