INTRODUCTION TO THE SAS STATISTICAL PACKAGE Syllabus

140.605.11 | AY 2013-2014 - Summer Inst. Term | 2 Credit(s)
MTWThF 1:30:00 PM
  • Contact Information
    Faculty
    Aidan McDermott
  • Course Learning Objectives

    Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

    • Adeptly use the SAS statistical package
    • Demonstrate effective data management, data manipulation, and data analysis
  • Course Description
    Through this course, the student will become an adept user of the SAS statistical package, mastering the skills needed for effective data management, data manipulation, and data analysis. The student will learn how to document work, and make the work replicable. Graphical techniques for displaying data will be discussed. While this course will use the SAS statistical package exclusively, much of the technical knowledge and some of the computing techniques will be applicable to any statistical package. No prerequisites.
  • Intended Audience
    JHSPH students and SI participants
  • Methods of Assessment
    Graded exercises
  • Course Schedule

    Please see the course Session for a full list of dates and items for this course.

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