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SAS Training

Interested in learning SAS or obtaining SAS certification?

Follow these easy steps (if you are having trouble with anything, please email us at buscasa@bu.edu):

Step 1:

SAS Programming I: Essentials

This free online, self-paced e-learning course teaches SAS programming and provides instructions about how to use the software.

 

Step 2:

SAS has launched the “SAS Academic Hub” which provides many free e-learning courses for the academic community.

Access the hub here: https://www.sas.com/en_us/learn/academic-programs/resources/free-sas-e-learning.html#for-students

You should receive an email and activation code within two hours.

 

Step 3:
Prepare for the exam:
Try some FREE sample problems
 Purchase a practice exam (Sorry, BUSCASA does not provide access to the practice exam!)

Step 4:
Register for the exam at Pearson

NOTE: Students can take the exam at a reduced rate of $90!

To register for the certification exam for a discounted fee, you need to contact SAS to request a voucher. Please note that you will need to provide one of the following as proof of affiliation for verification:

  • a current, dated letter on university letterhead with the department head or other administrator’s signature with information on your enrollment or employment
  • a copy of your current semester transcript with the university name, your name, and courses you are currently taking (For BU students, you can download a copy of your current transcript through the BU student link)
  • a student ID or staff ID with expiration date

You can either FAX proof to 919-677-4444 (Attention: SAS Certification — Please include your e-mail address with your faxed request) or provide an electronic copy via e-mail to certification@sas.com. Upon receipt of your information and verification, a 50% off voucher will be e-mailed to you.