All SAS Certification Exams: Read SAS Certification Structure and Overviews

All SAS Certification Exams: Read SAS Certification Structure and Overviews

Recently, there is an update A00-405 study guide released online, which ensures that you can pass A00-405 SAS Viya 3.5 Natural Language Processing and Computer Vision certification exam. A00-405 SAS Viya 3.5 Natural Language Processing and Computer Vision exam is a SAS Certified Specialist certification. We know SAS is a leader in business analytics, data warehousing and data mining. SAS certifications are globally recognized, so having SAS certifications on your resume shows you’ve received in-depth training from industry experts. Earning a SAS certification gets you one step closer to the future you’ve always envisioned. Once you’ve devoted time and effort into learning SAS, it’s important to authenticate your skills. Currently, there are 36 credentials in 7 categories:

  • Programming
  • Advanced Analytics
  • Visual Analytics
  • Data Management
  • Administration
  • JMP
  • Partners

Programming

SAS Certified Associate: Programming Fundamentals Using SAS 9.4

SAS Certified Associate: Programming Fundamentals Using SAS 9.4 credential is an entry-level certification, which is for the students new to SAS programming. It is a great place to start the SAS journey. More, it provides an opportunity to test the knowledge gained in your SAS training classes, and demonstrate that you understand the fundamentals of SAS programming. This credential requires candidates to take and pass A00-215 SAS 9.4 Programming Fundamentals exam.

  • Exam Code: A00-215
  • Exam Name: SAS 9.4 Programming Fundamentals
  • Exam Q&As: 60-65 multiple choice and short-answer questions.
  • Exam Duration: 120 minutes
  • Exam Center: Pearson VUE
  • Passing Score: 68%
  • Exam Cost: $120

SAS Certified Specialist: Base Programming Using SAS 9.4

SAS Certified Specialist: Base Programming Using SAS 9.4 requires to take and pass A00-231 exam successfully. A00-231 SAS 9.4 Base Programming – Performance-Based Exam contains 40-45 multiple choice and short-answer questions, candidates need to answer all these questions in 135 minutes. The passing score is 725 (score range from 200 to 1,000 points). A00-231 exam costs $180.

If you currently hold the SAS Certified Base Programmer for SAS 9 credential, you can choose to complete A00-233 exam to achieve SAS Certified Specialist: Base Programming Using SAS 9.4 credential. A00-233 is a shorter, less expensive delta exam. It is 75 minutes, 18-22 questions.

SAS Certified Professional: Advanced Programming Using SAS 9.4

SAS Certified Professional: Advanced Programming Using SAS 9.4 makes you access the SAS enviornment, which is building on your skills earned with a Base Programming Credential, you will now work with SQL, the SAS Macro facility, and advanced coding techniques such as arrays, hash objects, and PROC FCMP. This credential requires to take A00-232 exam successfully. If you currently hold the SAS Certified Advanced Programmer for SAS 9 credential, you can choose take A00-234 delta exam to achieve SAS Certified Professional: Advanced Programming Using SAS 9.4 certification.

SAS Certified Clinical Trials Programmer Using SAS 9

SAS Certified Clinical Trials Programmer Using SAS 9 validates a candidates’ ability to apply SAS® programming skills to clinical trials data. There are two methods to achieve this certification. One is passing A00-280 Clinical Trials Programming Using SAS 9 exam. The other is for the candidates who have the a SAS Certified Base Programmer for SAS 9 credential, they need to take and pass A00-281 Clinical Trials Programming Using SAS 9 – Accelerated Version exam.

SAS Viya Programming Specialist

SAS Viya Programming Specialist credential requires to pass A00-420 SAS Viya Intermediate Programming certification exam successfully.

  • Exam Code: A00-420
  • Exam Name: SAS Viya Intermediate Programming
  • Exam Q&As: 65-70 multiple choice and short-answer questions.
  • Exam Duration: 110 minutes
  • Exam Center: Pearson VUE
  • Passing Score: 71%

SAS Viya Programming Associate

SAS Viya Programming Associate requires to pass A00-415 SAS Viya Fundamentals of Programming certification exam successfully. It contains 50-55 multiple choice and short-answer questions, requiring 95 minutes to complete. The passing score is 68%.

Advanced Analytics

The Advanced Analytics credentials are designed for SAS professionals who gather, manipulate and analyze big data using SAS tools, run reports and make business recommendations based on complex models. It contains 10 credentials:

SAS Certified Data Scientist

If you want to be a SAS Certified Data Scientist, there are three professional-level credentials:

  1. Data Curation is designed for individuals who want to validate their ability to perform data curation tasks using SAS Data Management tools and applications as well as third party data tools to prepare data for statistical analysis. It requires to take and pass A00-223 Data Curation for SAS Data Scientists exam.
  2. Advanced Analytics (SAS Certified Advanced Analytics Professional Using SAS 9) expand your analytical skill set by learning the latest advanced analytics techonologies, such as machine leanring and predictive modeling. It requires candidates to earn three credentials:
  • SAS Certified Specialist: Advanced Predictive Modeling (A00-225)
  • SAS Certified Specialist: Text Analytics, Time Series, Experimentation and Optimization (A00-226)
  • SAS Certified Predictive Modeler Using SAS Enterprise Miner™ 14 (A00-255)

3. AI & Machine Learning (SAS Certified Professional: AI & Machine Learning) help candidates learn how to analytically approach business problems while using a business case study to understand the analytical life cycle. It is designed for individuals who wish to showcase their AI and Analytics Talent using open source and SAS tools to garner insight from data. It also requires candidates to answer three certification exams:

  • SAS Certified Specialist: Machine Learning Using SAS Viya 3.5 (A00-402)
  • SAS Certified Specialist: Forecasting and Optimization Using SAS Viya 3.5 (A00-403)
  • SAS Certified Specialist: Natural Language Processing and Computer Vision Using SAS Viya 3.5 (A00-405)

The below are the SAS credentials below Advanced Analytics, all you can find the detials above:

  • SAS Certified Advanced Analytics Professional Using SAS 9
  • SAS Certified Predictive Modeler Using SAS Enterprise Miner 14
  • SAS Certified Specialist: Advanced Predictive Modeling Using SAS 9.4
  • SAS Certified Specialist: SAS Text Analytics, Time Series, Experimentation and Optimization Using SAS 9.4
  • SAS Certified Statistical Business Analyst Using SAS 9: Regression and Modeling (A00-240)
  • SAS Certified Professional: AI & Machine Learning
  • SAS Certified Specialist: Natural Language Processing and Computer Vision Using SAS Viya 3.5
  • SAS Certified Specialist: Forecasting and Optimization Using SAS Viya 3.5
  • SAS Certified Specialist: Machine Learning Using SAS Viya 3.5

Visual Analytics

SAS Certified Specialist: Visual Business Analytics 7.5/8.3 (A00-278)

SAS Certified Visual Modeler

There are two versions for SAS Certified Visual Modeler, A00-274 SAS Interactive Model Building using SAS Visual Statistics 8.4 on SAS Viya and A00-273 SAS Interactive Model Building using SAS Visual Statistics 7.5. You can choose the right version you need.

Data Management

  • SAS Certified Data Integration Developer for SAS 9 (A00-260)
  • SAS Certified Data Quality Steward for SAS 9 (A00-262)
  • SAS Certified Professional: Data Curation for SAS Data Scientists (A00-223)

Administration

  • SAS Certified Platform Administrator for SAS 9 (A00-250)
  • SAS Certified Specialist: Administration of SAS Viya 3.5 (A00-251)

JMP

  • JMP Certified Specialist: JMP Scripting Using JMP 15 (A00-908)
  • JMP Certified Associate: Statistical Thinking for Industrial Problem Solving (A00-910)
  • JMP Certified Specialist: Design and Analysis of Experiments Using JMP 15 (A00-909)

Partners

  • SAS Certified Architecture and Design Specialist for SAS Grid Manager 9.4 (A00-394)
  • SAS Certified Deployment and Implementation Specialist for SAS Grid Manager 9.4 (A00-393)
  • SAS Certified Deployment Specialist for Visual Analytics 7.4 (A00-360)
  • SAS Certified Platform Upgrade Specialist for SAS 9.4 (A00-383)
  • SAS Certified Technical Specialist for Visual Analytics 7.4 (A00-356)

All SAS certification exams must be registered at Pearson VUE, and just register the exams you need to complete your required certifications.

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