Mark Stevens
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Certification Specialist

Mark Stevens is a Certification Specialist for SAS Global Certification. Mark joined SAS Institute last year and brings six years of technical education and professional certification experience to the team and in the summer of 2010, Mark earned his SAS Certified Base Programmer credential. When he isn’t working on the next SAS certification, he can be found coaching his kids’ soccer teams.

Recent Posts

SAS Certified Professionals: Get your resume noticed with these tips

A student preparing for the Base Certification exam recently sent us a question, but it wasn’t about the exam. It was about how to position ... Read More

Behind the scenes: Statistical Business Analysis certification exam

Ever wonder how the SAS Global Certification team comes up with a new exam?  Well I’m about to take you behind the scenes of our ... Read More

SAS certification's 2011 U.S. tour

SAS certification exams at regional user group meetings It's almost fall (at least for those of us in the northern hemisphere), and that means ... Read More

The team behind the SAS Clinical Trials Programmer Using SAS 9 certification

At the end of June, SAS launched a new credential: the SAS Certified Clinical Trials Programmer Using SAS 9. This was the culmination of months ... Read More

New Certification Record Set

Records were made to be broken, and the SAS Professionals Convention continues to break them year after year.  Held each year at SAS UK ... Read More

Interview Advice for the Aspiring SAS Programmer

Last week on the SAS Training Facebook page, I answered a question about what to expect during a job interview. It's a question I've ... Read More

New SAS Clinical Trials Programmer Certification

If you have visited our SAS Global Certification webpage lately, you may have noticed that we have a new credential in development: the SAS Certified ... Read More

Sometimes It's the Journey, Not the Destination

Recently, I read Dr. AnnMaria De Mars' blog post "Translating Ruby to SAS (or vice versa)." I found that I really liked it, and ... Read More

Certifiable: An Adventure in Pursuing SAS Certification

Those of you currently studying for the SAS Base Programming exam might enjoy this 9 minute video interview with Stacey Hamilton and Christine Kjellberg, two ... Read More

To INDEX or not to INDEX...

Recently, a certification candidate asked me about indexes and how SAS decides whether to use one or not.  I don't work with supper-large data ... Read More