Begin Your Journey to 32°

Delve deeper into the core values of Freemasonry by joining the 32° Scottish Rite.

You will be part of a network of Brothers 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.

Our core values -- Integrity, Justice, Service to Humanity, Toleration, Reverence for God, and Devotion to Country -- unite us in our quest to become better men and better Masons.

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To better understand what it means to join our Scottish Rite brethren, we invite you to download our Six Ways to Live Our Values Every Day e-book and learn more about our vision and values. Fill out the form below to get started.

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Fill out the form below to learn more about 32° Scottish Rite Freemasonry and receive a free copy of our Six Ways to Live Our Values Every Day e-book. You will learn ways to incorporate our core values into your everyday life to become a greater Mason and man.

If you are not yet a Freemason, please visit BeAFreemason.org to learn more and take the first step.

Your journey as a 32° Freemason


Joining 32° Scottish Rite Freemasonry is a way for you to expand your journey into the teachings and principles of Freemasonry. Progressing through the Scottish Rite degrees will open new worlds of self-discovery and deepen your connection to the essence of the craft.

You will more deeply explore questions raised in the blue lodge degrees. 32° Freemasonry is often considered a “graduate course” in Masonic teachings because our degrees supplement and reinforce the blue lodge in every way.

32° Freemasonry is for those who wish to better themselves and the world through deeper engagement with the philosophy, values, and teachings that have supported Freemasonry for more than 200 years.

If this resonates with you, apply today to join like-minded Brothers in a quest for more light.

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Why You Should Become a 32° Scottish Rite Mason

You're closer than the length of your cabletow to more light. To more brotherhood. To being an even better man.

The Scottish Rite has so much to offer Master Masons. We are the most innovative and member-focused body in Freemasonry. But don’t just take it from us -- hear what your Scottish Rite Brothers have to say about joining 32° Freemasonry.

“I’ve found a purpose, a path, friends, and family all because of this fraternity. Freemasonry has been a lifesaver.”
– Bro. Timothy Curran Jr., Valley of Philadelphia

“Everyone can learn something from one another. We're all, at the end of the day, brothers and we're all very good friends.”
– Bro. Evan Reseska, Middlesex Lodge, MA

How Do I Become a 32° Scottish Rite Freemason?


  1. In order to become a 32° Scottish Rite Mason, you must first be a Master Mason. If you are not yet a Freemason, visit BeAFreemason.org to learn more and take the first step.

  2. If you are a Master Mason in one of the 15 Northern Masonic Jurisdiction states, submit a membership application to join a Scottish Rite Valley near you.

  3. Your Valley Secretary will review your application and send you more information on the membership process.

  4. Once you are approved as a degree candidate, you must attend a 4° date or reunion to be initiated as a Scottish Rite Mason.

  5. Finally, to become a 32° Scottish Rite Mason, you must receive a minimum of five Scottish Rite degrees. You must receive the 4° and 32°, along with three additional degrees that focus on 32° Freemasonry’s core values. While not required, most men go on to view all 29 Scottish Rite degrees in the future.