- Ph.D., Marriage and Family Therapy, Purdue University, 1980
- M.S.W., California State University, Fresno, 1968
- B.A., Washington State University, 1966
Charles York was a Professor of the Marriage and Family Therapy program at PLU from 1981 to 2010. He has 27+ years teaching, 30+ years in the practice. Professor York has previously taught at the Family Therapy Institute at Madigan Army Medial Center. He has held the position as Chair of the MFT Advisory Board to the Department of Licensing and served in various other local, state, and national level positions.