SAS 8 online training courses
Total Courses: 9    Estimated Training Time: 38 Hour(s)


1 Year Unlimited access to all 9 courses listed below, includes over 38 hours of online courseware.

This series introduces users to the SAS 8 system, the basic data concepts and the structure of the SAS programming language. It discusses the basic statements used when coding SAS programs, using the SAS log to troubleshoot coding errors, and the different modes for executing SAS. The series also covers optional statements used to modify data, and statements and options available to program features in the DATA step. Creating specialized output and basic statistical procedures are also covered. Additional topics examined include using Display Manager to run SAS jobs interactively, SAS data libraries, using SQL in SAS, and combining and updating SAS data sets.

Current Price: $59.95 | List Price: $119.99

This SAS 8 online training series provides 38 hours of self-paced courseware. This web-based training provides 1 year of unlimited access to all of the following lessons:

  1. Introduction
  2. Using SAS
  3. Data Manipulation
  4. DATA Step Programming
  5. Results
  6. Display Manager System
  7. Data Libraries
  8. Inputting Data and PROC SQL
  9. Combining and Updating Data Sets

Lesson Detail:

  • SAS 8: Introduction
    This course provides a preview of the SAS System and describes some of its software features and components. It also covers basic data concepts and the structure of the SAS programming language.

    • SAS Preview
    • Data Basics
    • SAS Language

  • SAS 8: Using SAS
    This course discusses the basic statements used when coding SAS programs and explains how to use the SAS log to troubleshoot coding errors. It also presents the different modes for executing SAS.

    • Using SAS Statements
    • Analyzing SAS Logs
    • Executing the SAS System

  • SAS 8: Data Manipulation
    This course covers optional SAS statements used to modify data so that more complex data analysis tasks can be performed.

    • Reviewing the Course Program
    • Using Variables
    • Using Expressions
    • Working with Dates
    • Working with Observations
    • Analyzing SAS Logs

  • SAS 8: DATA Step Programming
    This course describes statements and options available to program various features in the DATA step.

    • Working with Sorted Data
    • Accumulating Totals
    • Writing Output
    • Analyzing SAS Logs

  • SAS 8: Results
    This course describes SAS procedures used to create more informative and specialized output as well as some basic statistical procedures.

    • Printing Basic Output
    • Simple SAS Statistics
    • Analyzing SAS Logs

  • SAS 8: Display Manager System
    This course explains how to use Display Manager, a full-screen facility that allows you to create and run SAS jobs interactively.

    • Understanding Display Manager
    • Managing the Windowing Environment
    • Using Display Manager Windows
    • Using the SAS Text Editor
    • Managing SAS Files

  • SAS 8: Data Libraries
    This course explains the model that SAS uses to store and access data in SAS files. It shows how to use SAS procedures and Display Manager windows to manage SAS data libraries and their members.

    • Data Library Model
    • SAS Data Sets
    • Getting Information
    • Modifying Data Library Files
    • Managing Data Library Members

  • SAS 8: Inputting Data and PROC SQL
    This course describes ways to create and manipulate SAS data sets, including an introduction to using the SQL procedure in SAS.

    • Input Styles
    • Reading External Files
    • Introduction to SQL
    • Using PROC SQL

  • SAS 8: Combining and Updating Data Sets
    This course presents various methods for combining and updating existing SAS data sets.

    • Concatenating Data Sets
    • Interleaving and Merging Data Sets
    • Updating with UPDATE
    • Updating with MODIFY
    • Using Other Techniques




This series is for end users, programmers and business professionals who are new to SAS.


  • Simulations teach learners to perform specific tasks in applications through guided, multi-step exercises.
  • Exercises allow learners to practice in the actual application being studied.
  • Supplied sample files include sample documents, application files, programs, and programming code that enable learners to practice with these files, enhancing the learning experience.
  • A Course Topics list contains active hyperlinks, permitting quick access to specific topics.
  • Find-A-Word allows learners to look up an unfamiliar term in the Glossary, on the Web, or in a dictionary. In addition, it lets them find other occurrences of the term in the same course.
  • Search text enables learners to rapidly search all text within a course to easily retrieve information required.
  • Courses challenge the learner with a variety of question formats, including multi-step simulations, true/false, multiple choice, and fill-in-the-blank.
  • A skill assessment generates a customized learning path based on the results of a pre-test.
  • A glossary provides a reference for definitions of unfamiliar terms.
  • Bookmarking tracks the learner's progress in a course.

Technical Requirements

  • Internet connection
  • Browser: Internet Explorer, FireFox, Chrome, Safari, Opera or any standards compliant browser.
  • Authorware and Macromedia Flash player recommended but not required.
  • JavaScript must be enabled.

What You Get

You will receive Unlimited Access to all of the SAS 8 training tutorials listed above. Your online training courses will be available from anywhere you have internet access.This e-learning series includes all of the online training tutorials listed and is provided in an interactive, self-paced format. Retake any or all of our computer training as often as you want. Our online tutorials allow you to learn anywhere, anytime from any computer with internet access. All courses allow for 1 year unlimited access (1 user), include a variety of features and qualify for Continuing Education Unit credit.

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