This workshop will provide participants with an basic hands-on introduction to programming in MATLAB. Participants will receive a walkthrough on the basic methodology of programming and how to navigate the MATLAB interface. The workshop will proceed with a walkthrough for utilizing MATLAB for basic and intermediate math functions. We will address pertinent vocabulary words and how to optimize a balance between MATLABs strengths and weaknesses. Additional topics include best practices for programming and various tips and tricks to optimize MATLAB performance. The workshop will finish with an exploration of Library and external resources to expand beyond the concepts and techniques gained. No experience necessary, all ages and skill-levels are welcome!