SAS Primer for Healthcare Analytics


This course provides a foundation for those with little or no SAS Studio experience. The course is designed to meet the needs of students in the Healthcare Analytics Certificate Program and will also provide a beneficial overview of SAS skills for non-certificate students. 

Topics covered include:

  • Introduction to SAS
  • Navigation in SAS Studio
  • Data steps
  • Introduction to Proc
  • Proc UNIVARIATE, Proc FREQ and Proc MEANS
  • Proc SQL
  • Combining methods and problem solving

This course features interactive weekly instructor-led discussions to reinforce content and skills to provide insights into using SAS now, in future courses and especially to build “survival skills” for problem solving and engaging in the SAS community.

Note this course is non-credit and does not count toward completion of the Healthcare Analytics Certificate.

Academic Units
Section Number
Instruction Method
Online class

Section Notes

This is a six-week, self-paced online course beginning January 11th. 

Enrollment Policies

View complete enrollment policy information including details on withdrawals and transfers.

Technical Requirements

Please note this course will use SAS® OnDemand for Academics: Studio, which is compatible with Microsoft Windows environments. View complete technical specifications.

Section Course Materials

Introductory Applied Biostatistics (with CD-ROM)




Health Analytics program discount available. Contact us at 530-757-8993 for details.