SAS Global Certification program


SAS Certified Advanced Programmer for SAS 9 Credential

Represents the upper echelon of SAS programmers who demonstrate a high level of proficiency in SAS programming expertise

Successful candidates should be skilled in tasks such as
  • using advanced DATA step programming statements and efficiency techniques to solve complex problems
  • writing and interpreting SAS SQL code
  • creating and using the SAS MACRO facility.

Required Exam

Candidates who earn this credential must have a SAS Certified Base Programmer for SAS 9 credential and then take and pass the SAS Advanced Programming for SAS 9 exam. This exam is administered by SAS and Pearson VUE.
  • 60-65 multiple-choice and short-answer questions (must achieve score of 65% correct to pass)
  • 2 hours to complete exam
  • Use exam ID A00-212; required when registering with Pearson VUE.
  • This exam is based on SAS 9.4