Interested in learning SAS or obtaining SAS certification?

Follow these easy steps (if you are having trouble with anything, please email us at

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 Programming II: Data Manipulation Techniques
This online course is free for current BU students. (Please email for the access code to take this course for free.)

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 Upon receipt of your information and verification, a 50% off voucher will be e-mailed to you.