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SAS Training

Self-Paced Learning

Learn SAS® by watching videos online, downloading lectures, or working with a web-based interactive tool.

1.  SAS® e-Learning Modules

SAS e-Learning modules are interactive tutorials that are hosted on the SAS® e-Learning website.  They allow you to learn basic, intermediate, and advanced SAS® concepts and skills.  The following SAS® e-Learning modules are available at no cost to current VCU students, faculty, and staff:

  • SAS® Programming 1: Essentials (released 2014)
  • SAS® Programming 2: Data Manipulation Techniques
  • SAS® Programming 3: Advanced Techniques and Efficiencies (released 2015)
  • SAS® SQL 1: Essentials
  • SAS® Macro Language 1: Essentials
  • SAS® Macro Language 2: Advanced Techniques
  • Statistics 1: Introduction to ANOVA, Regression, and Logistic Regression
  • Rapid Predictive Modeling for Business Analysts (EM 7.1)
  • Predictive Modeling Using Logistic Regression (released June 2016)
  • Applied Analytics Using SAS® Enterprise Miner(TM) (EM 14.1) (released June 2017)
  • Creating Reports and Graphs with SAS® Enterprise Guide® (EG 6.1)
  • Creating Reports and Graphs with SAS® Enterprise Guide® (EG 7.1)
  • SAS® Enterprise Guide® 1: Querying and Reporting (EG 5.1)
  • SAS® Enterprise Guide® 1: Querying and Reporting (EG 6.1)
  • SAS® Enterprise Guide® 1: Querying and Reporting (EG 7.1)
  • SAS® Enterprise Guide® 2: Advanced Tasks and Querying (EG 5.1)
  • SAS® Enterprise Guide® 2: Advanced Tasks and Querying (EG 6.1)
  • SAS® Enterprise Guide® 2: Advanced Tasks and Querying (EG 7.1)
  • SAS® Enterprise Guide®: ANOVA, Regression, and Logistic Regression (EG 5.1)
  • SAS® Enterprise Guide®: ANOVA, Regression, and Logistic Regression (EG 7.1)

Current VCU students, faculty, and staff can setup FREE access to these SAS® e-Learning modules by using the VCU activation code.  Visit VCU SAS e-Learning Activation Code and provide the requested information.  An email will be sent to you with the activation code, along with instructions for creating a SAS profile and activating the modules.

After you have created a SAS profile and activated the SAS e-Learning modules, you can access the modules at any time by visiting the SAS e-Learning website.

 

2.  SAS® Help Videos

  • A series of web-based help videos for learning SAS®, created by VCU's Dr. Ed Boone.

3.   UCLA Introduction to SAS® web-based tutorial (includes movies)

  • UCLA's website provides information on many topics in Statistics, including tutorial and movies on SAS® learning.

4.  SAS® TALKS Webinars

  • SAS® TALKS is a Webinar series featuring technical presentations by SAS® experts.  Topics include:
    • Introduction to Creating Multi-Sheet Microsoft Excel Workbooks the Easy Way with SAS®
    • Getting Started with ODS Statistical Graphics
    • Modifying ODS Statistical Graphics Templates in SAS 9.2
    • An Introduction to SAS/IML Studio 9.2

Instructor-Led SAS® Classes at VCU

1.  VCU Technology Services' Short Courses on SAS®

  • VCU's Technology Services offers four different short courses taught in 3.5 hour sessions to introduce the SAS® programming language. 
    1. SAS® Overview
    2. SAS® Data Management *
    3. SAS® File Management *
    4. SAS® Reporting  *

* Higher level classes require some prior experience using SAS® (such as that learned by taking the SAS® Overview course).

Note:  The entire series is typically offered once a semester.  Sign up early to reserve your seat.  As classes do fill up, please be respectful -- show up if you reserved a seat; if you cannot make it, please email ts-courses@vcu.edu so that someone else may attend. 

2.  VCU Semester courses that include teaching SAS

SAS Institute Training

SAS Consulting Services

The department of Statistical Sciences and Operations Research provides a variety of consulting services  through The Statistics and Analytics Consulting Lab (SACL). 

This article was updated: 06/20/2017