School of Continuing and Professional Studies

SAS Programming Certificate Application

Applications for the SAS Programming Certificate for the Pharmaceutical Industry must be submitted by June 30, 2019.

Admission Criteria

To be admitted to earn your SAS Programming Certificate for the Pharmaceutical Industry, you must submit all application materials and meet the criteria below:

  • Completion of a Bachelor's degree
  • PC experience
  • Programming skills in languages such as C or C++
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • A background in statistics is beneficial, but not required

Additionally, non U.S. citizens must submit a copy of their valid Green Card.

Application Materials 

  • SAS Application - You can complete this online and attach your resume and personal statement electronically, or print an application and submit hardcopy materials.
  • Professional Resume
  • Official Transcripts from the institution you earned your highest degree
  • Personal Statement that answers the following questions:
    • Why did you choose Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) to continue your education?
    • What are your expectations of the SAS Certificate Program?
    • What are your goals upon completion of the program?

Completed materials can be submitted electronically to or through traditional mail.

Apply Online

Or download and complete a print application.

SAS Certificate Program
The School of Continuing and Professional Studies
Thomas Jefferson University - East Falls Campus
4201 Henry Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19144-5497