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100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.

Intermediate Level

Approx. 25 hours to complete

Suggested: 15 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
1 hour to complete

Course Overview and Data Setup

In this module you get an overview of this course and set up the data you need for practices and activities.

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3 videos (Total 10 min), 4 readings
3 videos
About the Certification Exam5m
How to Take This Course1m
4 readings
Learner Prerequisites10m
Choosing and Setting Up SAS Software for this Course10m
Follow These Instructions to Set Up Data for This Course (REQUIRED)30m
Using Forums and Getting Help10m
3 hours to complete

Review of Getting Started with SAS Programming, Part 1

This module is a review of the first three modules of the Getting Started with SAS Programming course. Lectures demonstrate the concepts you learned, and readings from the SAS Certification Prep Guide reinforce those concepts. The review and programming questions assess your understanding of the material.

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9 videos (Total 26 min), 3 readings, 11 quizzes
9 videos
Required SAS Column Attributes3m
Finding and Resolving Syntax Errors2m
Overview38s
Directly Accessing Structured Data3m
Importing Unstructured Data2m
Viewing Table Properties with PROC CONTENTS2m
Overview45s
Using SAS Procedures to Explore and Validate Data6m
3 readings
SAS® Certification Prep Guide Review: Essentials10m
SAS® Certification Prep Guide Review - Access10m
SAS® Certification Prep Guide Review - Explore10m
11 practice exercises
Essentials Review Questions20m
Programming Question 1.0110m
Programming Question 1.0210m
Accessing Data Review Questions20m
Programming Question 1.0310m
Programming Question 1.0410m
Programming Question 1.0510m
Exploring Data Review Questions20m
Programming Question 1.0610m
Programming Question 1.0710m
Programming Question 1.0810m
Week
2
4 hours to complete

Review of Getting Started with SAS Programming, Part 2

This module reviews the preparing, analyzing and exporting modules of the Getting Started with SAS Programming course. Lectures demonstrate the concepts you learned, and readings from the SAS Certification Prep Guide reinforce those concepts. The review and programming questions assess your understanding of the material.

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8 videos (Total 31 min), 3 readings, 14 quizzes
8 videos
Using the DATA Step to Prepare Data6m
Using PROC SQL to Join Tables3m
Using PROC FREQ3m
Using PROC MEANS6m
Overview48s
Using PROC EXPORT3m
Using the Output Delivery System5m
3 readings
SAS® Certification Prep Guide Review - Prepare10m
SAS® Certification Prep Guide Review - Analyze10m
SAS® Certification Prep Guide Review - Export10m
14 practice exercises
Preparing Data Review Questions20m
Programming Question 2.0110m
Programming Question 2.0210m
Programming Question 2.0310m
Analyzing Data Review Questions20m
Programming Question 2.0410m
Programming Question 2.0510m
Programming Question 2.0610m
Programming Question 2.0710m
Programming Question 2.0810m
Exporting Data Review Questions20m
Programming Question 2.0910m
Programming Question 2.1010m
Programming Question 2.1110m
Week
3
3 hours to complete

Case Study/Programming Assignment: Analyze TSA Claims Data

This module enables you to apply what you learned in Getting Started with SAS Programming to a real programming problem.

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6 videos (Total 35 min), 9 readings, 1 quiz
6 videos
Accessing Data - Solution3m
Exploring Data - Solution5m
Preparing Data - Solution7m
Analyzing Data - Solution9m
Exporting Reports - Solution3m
9 readings
Possible Approaches to Solving this Case Study10m
TSA Case Study: Data and Report Requirements10m
TSA Case Study: Assignment Guide10m
Accessing Data - Hints10m
Exploring Data - Hints10m
Preparing Data - Hints10m
Analyzing Data - Hints10m
Exporting Reports - Hints10m
Check Your Code10m
1 practice exercise
Test your Case Study Code20m
Week
4
5 hours to complete

Review of Doing More with SAS Programming, Part 1

This module is a review of the first four modules of the Doing More with SAS Programming course. Lectures demonstrate the concepts you learned about for preparing data, and readings from the SAS Certification Prep Guide reinforce those concepts. The review and programming questions assess your understanding of the material.

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6 videos (Total 34 min), 4 readings, 16 quizzes
6 videos
Directing DATA Step Output2m
Summarizing Data7m
Using Numeric, Character, and Date Functions7m
Using the INTNX and INTCK Functions3m
Creating and Using Custom Formats6m
4 readings
SAS® Certification Prep Guide Review - Controlling DATA Step Processing10m
SAS® Certification Prep Guide Review - Summarizing Data10m
SAS® Certification Prep Guide Review - Manipulating Data with Functions10m
SAS® Certification Prep Guide Review - Creating & Using Custom Formats10m
16 practice exercises
Controlling DATA Step Processing Review Questions20m
Programming Question 4.0110m
Programming Question 4.0210m
Programming Question 4.0310m
Summarizing Data Review Questions20m
Programming Question 4.0410m
Programming Question 4.0510m
Programming Question 4.0610m
Manipulating Data with Functions Review Questions20m
Programming Question 4.0710m
Programming Question 4.0810m
Programming Question 4.0910m
Creating and Using Custom Formats Review Questions20m
Programming Question 4.1010m
Programming Question 4.1110m
Programming Question 4.1210m
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Top reviews from Practical SAS Programming and Certification Review

By ARJun 17th 2019

This is by far the best course I have come across in coursera. The structure of the program is excellent. The exercises are very good

By GHMar 26th 2019

Excellent SAS overview, shows the strategies for data manipulation and then guides one through how to implement them.

Instructors

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Stacey Syphus

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Peter Styliadis

Senior Associate Technical Training Consultant
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About SAS

Through innovative software and services, SAS empowers and inspires customers around the world to transform data into intelligence. SAS is a trusted analytics powerhouse for organizations seeking immediate value from their data. A deep bench of analytics solutions and broad industry knowledge keep our customers coming back and feeling confident. With SAS®, you can discover insights from your data and make sense of it all. Identify what’s working and fix what isn’t. Make more intelligent decisions. And drive relevant change....

About the SAS® Programming Specialization

When you complete the SAS® Base Programming courses, you will have demonstrated skills in manipulating and transforming data, combining SAS data sets, creating basic detail and summary reports using SAS procedures and identifying and correcting data, syntax and programming logic errors. These skills prepare you for the SAS® Base Programmer certification exam....
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Frequently Asked Questions

  • Once you enroll for a Certificate, you’ll have access to all videos, quizzes, and programming assignments (if applicable). Peer review assignments can only be submitted and reviewed once your session has begun. If you choose to explore the course without purchasing, you may not be able to access certain assignments.

  • When you enroll in the course, you get access to all of the courses in the Specialization, and you earn a certificate when you complete the work. Your electronic Certificate will be added to your Accomplishments page - from there, you can print your Certificate or add it to your LinkedIn profile. If you only want to read and view the course content, you can audit the course for free.

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