I’ve been a few times to Penn State University, which is likely ‘in your neighbourhood’. Coming from overseas, that was quite interesting.
Inorganic chemistry: be aware that this course will not be about inorganic chemistry. It is about a specific class of experimental methods. Many people use them to study inorganic crystals, sure, but the emphasis is on the methods and the underlying (hyperfine) formalism, not on inorganic chemistry.