What is a 32nd Degree Freemason™?

32nd Degree Freemasonry™ is open to men who are Master Masons. “32nd degree” refers to the number of degrees that you may receive once you become a Scottish Rite Mason, as the Scottish Rite, NMJ confers an additional 29 Masonic degrees (the 4th – 32nd.)

32nd Degree Scottish Rite Freemasonry™ is a tight-knit community of Masons who seek to be the best version of themselves, find a deeper sense of purpose, and be of service to the world and our fellow man. Learn more about our visions and values.

Do you want to become a 32nd Scottish Rite Freemason™ or learn more about the Scottish Rite journey? Visit the Join page to learn more.

How to Join?

  • You can become a Scottish Rite Mason by submitting an application to your local Scottish Rite Valley. Once your application is accepted you must witness the requisite 4th degree, either virtually or in person. Once you receive the 4th degree, you are officially a member!
  • To become a 32nd Degree Scottish Rite Freemason, you must receive the 4th degree along with three additional degrees in any order. You are then eligible to receive the esteemed 32nd degree. While not required, most men go on to view all 29 Scottish Rite degrees in the future.

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