Using SAS Visual Analytics, you will learn to access and manipulate data, analyze data with a variety of interactive reports and graphics, and design and share dashboards to visualize your data. SAS Visual Analytics is a useful skill in a variety of careers, including business analyst, researcher, statistician, or data scientist.
Through the SAS Visual Business Analytics Professional Certificate, you get access to hands-on projects that are built into the course work of each course. Examples of projects include Visual Analytics Methodology, Designing Reports with SAS Visual Analytics Review, Restructuring Data for Forecasting Review, and Using Parameters to Create Advanced Reports Review.
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Can I just enroll in a single course?
Yes! To get started, click the course card that interests you and enroll. You can enroll and complete the course to earn a shareable certificate, or you can audit it to view the course materials for free. When you subscribe to a course that is part of a Certificate, you’re automatically subscribed to the full Certificate. Visit your learner dashboard to track your progress.
Is this course really 100% online? Do I need to attend any classes in person?
This course is completely online, so there’s no need to show up to a classroom in person. You can access your lectures, readings and assignments anytime and anywhere via the web or your mobile device.
How long does it take to complete the Specialization?
It takes approximately 7 weeks to complete this professional certificate.
What background knowledge is necessary?
No SAS experience or programming experience is required, although you should have basic computer experience.
Do I need to take the courses in a specific order?
Yes, the courses should be taken in this order:
Getting Stared with SAS Visual Analytics
Data Analysis and Reporting in SAS Visual Analytics
Using Data for Geographic Mapping and Forecasting in SAS Visual Analytics
Performing Network, Path, and Text Analyses in SAS Visual Analytics
Creating Advanced Reports with SAS Visual Analytics
Will I earn university credit for completing the Specialization?
What will I be able to do upon completing the Specialization?
You will be able to access and manipulate data, analyze data with a variety of interactive reports and graphics, and design and share dashboards to visualize your data. You will also have completed suggested training for the SAS Certified Specialist: Visual Business Analytics certification.