SAS Certified Clinical Trials Programmer

Overview

SAS is the de facto industry standard for clinical data analysis and reporting in the life sciences/pharmaceutical industry. This credential validates a candidates’ ability to apply SAS programming skills to clinical trials data

A candidate for this exam should have experience in:

  • Clinical trials process
  • Accessing, managing, and transforming clinical trials data
  • Statistical procedures and macro programming
  • Reporting clinical trials results
  • Validating clinical trial data reporting

Certification program requirements:

There are two methods available to earn this credential:

1) Pass the Clinical Trials Programming Using SAS exam

Candidates who earn this credential will have earned a passing score on the Clinical Trials Programming Using SAS exam. This exam is administered by SAS and Prometric .

  • 99 multiple-choice and short-answer questions (must achieve score of 70% correct to pass)
  • 3 hours to complete exam
  • Use exam ID A00-280; required when registering with Prometric.

OR if you currently hold the SAS Certified Base Programmer credential:

2) Pass the Clinical Trials Programming Using SAS – Accelerated Version exam

Candidates who earn this credential will have earned a passing score on the Clinical Trials Programming Using SAS exam. This exam is administered by SAS and Prometric.

  • 71 multiple-choice and short-answer questions (must achieve score of 70% correct to pass)
  • 2 hours to complete exam
  • Use exam ID A00-281; required when registering with Prometric.
  • Candidate must hold the SAS Certified Base Programmer for SAS 9 credential to take this exam. Otherwise, candidate should take the A00-280 exam

The SAS Certified Clinical Trials Programmer is designed for

This credential is appropriate for programmers who use SAS software to analyze clinical trials data to produce reports for submission to regulatory authorities..