Master Craftsman® Online College & Leadership Academy
Frequently Asked Questions
Login to the system using your current Scottish Rite membership credentials. If you need to set these up, please click here. Currently, you must be an active Scottish Rite Southern Jurisdiction Member to access the system.
Once you arrive in the dashboard, click “Add Course” on the left sidebar. Review the available courses and click the “Enroll” button located in the course details for the course you are interested in.
Go through the checkout/enrollment process.
Start the course!
The Master Craftsman®: Scottish Rite Ritual & History Course familiarizes students with the basic structure of the Scottish Rite as well as aspects of the rituals and symbols of the twenty-nine degrees (4°–32°) and honors of the Scottish Rite. Consisting of 6 lessons, it utilizes The Scottish Rite Ritual Monitor & Guide, third edition, by Arturo de Hoyos and A Bridge to Light, 4th edition, by Rex Hutchens as its textbooks.
Both Master Craftsman® Symbolic Lodge and Master Craftsman® Ritual & History are contained in the Master Craftsman® Online College and Leadership Academy Course offerings. There have been some small updates and changes, and the addition of a few pieces of multi-media content to enhance the learning activities. However, the online College will also be offering an ever-expanding selection of new courses and mini courses designed fulfill the promise of More Light In Freemasonry.
If you have taken Master Craftsman® Symbolic Lodge and/or Master Craftsman® Ritual & History, you do not need to take those two courses again. Though there are some small adjustments made to accommodate the online system, the learning material is unchanged.
The robust nature of the Master Craftsman® Philosophy Course requires that, for the time being, it remains as a correspondence course. However, we expect the course to be available in the Online College system by 2023.
For your convenience, you can log in using your existing Scottish Rite Online portal credentials. If you have never set up your portal credentials, visit members.scottishrite.org and follow the on-screen prompts.
Yes. You will simply need to set up an online profile. Click LOGIN above and follow the on-screen prompts.
Why 33? Is a new mini course designed for newer Scottish Rite Masons, to help them better answer some of the most frequently asked Scottish Rite questions. As for upcoming courses? What fun would it be if we told you now? Time, patience, and perseverance….
Not all courses will have certificates and pins. If the course you have completed has these attached, they will be mailed directly to the home address you have on file. Your Valley will be notified of your achievement.
We try to get pins and certificates mailed as quickly as possible. However, due to delays in Washington DC caused by the USPS and other factors, we ask that you allow 4-6 weeks.
Depending on the length of the essay and the time of the year, we hope to have essays reviewed and returned within 10 days. This may be impacted by holidays, Biennial sessions, and of course delays caused by COVID-19. If it has been more than 1 month since you submitted an essay, please email firstname.lastname@example.org