Don’t just think like a data scientist. Be one.
Analytical talent is in high demand. Differentiate yourself by earning world-class certification in big data, advanced analytics and data science from SAS, the leader in advanced big data analytics. Sharpen your skills and validate your expertise at the SAS Academy for Data Science. And become the go-to expert who not only talks data science, but actually does it.
SAS® Certified Big Data Professional
Thinking about getting your big data certification? It’s a worthwhile step, as the ability to keep up with constantly changing technologies can make or break your career.
The SAS Certified Big Data Professional program – offered by the SAS Academy for Data Science – can give you the extra edge you’re looking for.
Is this program right for me?
The big data certification program is ideal for individuals ready to build on their basic programming knowledge by learning how to gather and analyze big data in SAS.
To enroll in the SAS Certified Big Data Professional program, you need at least six months of programming experience in SAS or another programming language. Furthermore it is recommended that you have knowledge of SQL, Macro and Advanced Programming.
It would be advantageous to attend the courses listed below prior to joining this program:
Please contact your local SAS Education Office for similar offerings in local language.
What you will learn
The academy’s big data certification program focuses on these areas:
- Improving data quality for reporting and analytics.
- Fundamentals of statistics and analytics.
- Working with Hadoop, Hive, Pig and SAS.
- Exploring and visualizing data.
The six-week big data certification program curriculum includes the following courses:
- Big Data Challenges and Analysis-Driven Data
- Exploring Data With SAS Visual Analytics
- Statistics 1: Introduction to ANOVA, Regression and Logistic Regression
- Preparing Data for Analysis and Reporting
- Introduction to SAS and Hadoop: Essentials
- DS2 Programming Essentials With Hadoop
- Hadoop Analysis With Hive, Pig and SAS
- Getting Started With SAS In-Memory Statistics
In the big data certification program courses, you will learn to use the following SAS software:
|Base SAS®||SAS® Studio|
|SAS® Data Loader for Hadoop||SAS/STAT®|
|SAS® Enterprise Guide®||SAS® Visual Analytics|
|SAS® Enterprise Miner™||DataFlux® Data Management Server|
|SAS® In-Memory Statistics||DataFlux® Data Management Studio|
The SAS® Academy for Data Science offers:
- Three immersive programs developed by leading analytical experts.
- Industry-recognized credentials – certifications in big data, advanced analytics and data science.
- Classroom instruction in a collaborative setting, combined with hands-on learning and case studies.
- A blended approach using SAS, Hadoop and open source technologies.
- A coach to guide you by answering questions and helping you prepare for certification.
- Around-the-clock access to SAS software and course materials during the program.