Earn this SAS certification to validate your skills and training in machine learning


Are you looking to validate your skills and stand out in the field of machine learning? Well, SAS has just the certification for that.

The new SAS Certified Specialist: Statistics for Machine Learning credential is designed to help you showcase your expertise and commitment to staying ahead in the industry.

Why is this certification important?

The demand for AI and machine learning specialists is skyrocketing. According to the World Economic Forum, Future of Jobs Report (2023), the need for these professionals is expected to grow by 40% or 1 million jobs [by 2027]. This certification validates introductory machine learning and modeling skills that are critical to employers investing in AI technologies.

Globally recognized across various industries, SAS certifications show employers you are committed to advancing your career. This certification could benefit many professionals, including statisticians, biostatisticians, data scientists and statistical programmers.

Tell me all about the certification

Imagine having a certification that not only showcases your skills in statistics but also demonstrates your expertise in modeling. This certification offers a unique combination that sets you apart in the fields of data science and machine learning.

What makes this certification stand out is that it’s a stacked credential. By successfully passing two specific exams, you earn this certification. These exams are:

*If you already hold the SAS Certified Specialist: Visual Modeling using SAS Visual Statistics 8.4 on SAS Viya, you're halfway there.

View more details about the overall certification here: Statistics for Machine Learning | SAS. Additional information for each of the required exams is provided on this webpage and included below for your information.

How to prepare

While there are no prerequisites to take these exams, potential candidates often use a combination of training and experience to study for this exam. To prepare for each exam, these resources are available:

Relevant courses for preparation

Take these practice exams

Browse these sample questions

Select the "Exam Content Guide" links on each credential's web page for detailed exam topics. The content guides contain exam sections, objectives, and expanded detail about the important topics covered on the exams.

Ready to get started?

Once you feel ready to take the exam, follow this link to create an account or access your existing account to register as a Certification Manager.

Register for A00-480 to take the Applied Statistics for Machine Learning exam and A00-485 to take the Modeling Using Visual Statistics exam. There are no prerequisites for these exams, so anyone interested in this credential can register.

You’ve got the skills. Now, get the SAS certification to prove it. Earning this credential signifies your commitment to staying ahead of industry trends and mastering essential skills for data-driven decision making. Good luck!

Not sure if SAS Certification is right for you? Learn more about why you should earn a SAS certification.


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Kelly Hanson

Senior Certification Developer

Kelly Hanson is a Senior Certification Developer for SAS Global Certification and has been working in certification since 2008.

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